chocolate strawberry cake

Chocolate Strawberry Cake is the easiest layered chocolate cake I’ve ever made. A very simple chocolate ganache and fresh strawberries are used for the mid layer and the topping. The best combination of chocolate and strawberries ever!
chocolate strawberry cake

INGREDIENTS
cake:

  1. 3 eggs, at room temperature
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. ½ cup vegetable oil
  4. 1 and ½ cup plain yogurt
  5. 2 and ¼ cups all purpose flour
  6. ¼ cup cocoa powder
  7. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla powder or extract

chocolate ganache:

  1. 160ml heavy cream
  2. 160g chocolate chips or chopped chocolate

filling and topping

  1. 1 and ½ cups fresh strawberries
  2. Fresh mint leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Lightly oil two 6” round spring form cake pans, line their bottoms with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  • Beat eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy.
  • Add in oil and yogurt. Mix well.
  • Gradually sift the flour directly into the mixing bowl and mix just until combined.