Chocolate cake tastes rich in flavor. Chocolate cake has a chocolatey hint of flavor from cocoa powder. Chocolate cake has a creamy and buttery taste to it.
What frosting goes best with chocolate cake
Chocolate cake can be frosted with a variety of different icings including: vanilla buttercream icing, cream cheese icing, chocolate icing, chocolate ganache, etc. The frostings can enhance the flavor of the chocolate cake or compliment the flavor depending the choice you make.
Chocolate icing will make the chocolate cake more rich and heavy due to the buttercream base with cocoa powder. Chocolate icing is luscious and buttery and will make your chocolate cake have even more of a heavy chocolate flavor.
If you’re going for a sweeter and stronger chocolate flavor, top the chocolate cake with chocolate ganache. Chocolate ganache hardens onto the cake, making it have a solidified layer when you cut through the cake. Chocolate ganache is full-bodied, and has a creamy chocolate flavor which will enhance your chocolate cake taste.
By using vanilla buttercream for your chocolate cake, it will compliment the flavor, making a more balanced taste to it. Vanilla buttercream is a light, fluffy icing that will tone down the flavor of the chocolate cake, making it a desirable choice of frosting.
Cream Cheese Icing
Cream cheese icing has a unique tangy flavor when paired with a hint of vanilla extract. Cream cheese icing is thick and velvety when added to the top of chocolate cake. It compliments the flavor of the chocolate cake, making it light and sweet.
What is chocolate cake
Chocolate cake is flavored with cocoa powder. Chocolate cake is made by adding a series of wet and dry ingredients to create an airy, soft, spongy texture.
Chocolate cake is only mixed until just combined, this creates the crumbly consistency of the cake. If the chocolate cake is overmixed, it can combine dense.
A chocolate cake should be rich in flavor, and easily bounce back when you press your finger it.
What goes well with chocolate cake
Chocolate cake is best served with coffee, tea or milk to help wash down the rich flavor.
Chocolate cake goes with with fresh berries like strawberries or blueberries for an after dinner dessert.
Chocolate cake goes well with vanilla ice cream served alongside it. Vanilla ice cream added to chocolate cake is the perfect addition of texture and flavor.