Chocolate Cake with Tropical Fruit and White Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Cake with Tropical Fruit and White Chocolate Sauce
Cook Time
35 min
12 servings

Try this exotic spin on a chocolate cake! Use coconut chocolate, kiwis and mango for a sweet tropical treat.



Chocolate Cake with Tropical F

oz toasted coconut milk chocolate, chopped
cup unsalted butter
Tbsp vanilla
cup granulated sugar
Tbsp cocoa powder
mango, peeled, and, chopped
kiwi, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced

White Chocolate Sauce

tsp vanilla


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

Step 2

Grease side of 9-inch (2.5 L) springform pan, line bottom with parchment paper. Set aside.

Step 3

In heatproof bowl over hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate with butter, stirring often.

Step 4

Scrape into large bowl; let cool for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Whisk in egg yolks, 1 at a time; and whisk in vanilla.

Step 6

Set 2 tablespoons (25 mL) of the sugar aside.

Step 7

Sift remaining sugar and cocoa over batter; whisk gently until smooth.

Step 8

In separate bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.

Step 9

Beat in reserved sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time until stiff glossy peaks form.

Step 10

Whisk about one-third into batter; fold in remaining egg whites.

Step 11

Scrape into prepared pan, smoothing top; bake in centre of oven for 30 minutes.

Step 12

Let cool in pan on rack. Invert onto flat serving plate. (Make ahead: cover and set aside for up to 24 hours.)

Step 13

In bowl, stir together mango, kiwi fruit, and pineapple. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.)

Step 14

Heat 3/4 cup (175 mL) of the cream until steaming and bubbles form around edge.

Step 15

Place chocolate in heatproof bowl; pour in cream and stir until smooth.

Step 16

Let cool to room temperature.

Step 17

In separate bowl, whip remaining cream; fold about one-third into chocolate mixture.

Step 18

Fold in remaining cream and vanilla. (Make ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up 24 hours). Makes about 2 cups
(500 mL).

Step 19

To serve, dust icing sugar over cake.

Step 20

Serve in wedges on pool of White Chocolate Sauce with fruit.

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