Dark Pearl Chocolate Chiffon


This is baked in an 8″ normal pan and sliced into 3 to frost

Recipe adapted from Joceline Lyn
5 egg yolk (100 g),
60 g vegetable oil,
100 g full cream milk,
130g semi sweet Chocolate chips
55g plain flour,
25g sugar-free chocolate powder
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Eggwhites of 5 eggs (200g)
80 g sugar,
1/4 tsp salt,
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1. First melt chocolate in a double boiler, stir until smooth and set aside to cool. You can also use the microwave for this part.
2. Stir the egg yolks and oil together, then stir in the milk and slightly warm melted chocolate.
3. Sift in the flour/chocolate powder and mix to a smooth batter.
4. In the mixer, beat eggwhites with sugar and cream of tartar till stiff peaks.
5. Mix in the meringue in 3 portions until smooth. Do not over mix.
6. Poured into a 20cm tube pan and gently knock on the counter top to release trapped bubbles.
7. Bake in a preheated oven at 150C for about 70 minutes.
8. Remove immediately and invert the cake to cool.

Goes well with a cuppa strong coffee:)


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  1. Gina said

    Thanks Jenny for this superb recipe. Tried it and it came out well. Only problem was mine was not so high as yours cos my pan was a little larger than yours. I didn’t have the smaller chiffon cake pan. My family loved it and finished it in a day!


    • jeannietay said

      Glad you like it Gina:) I find it a bit too bitter hence the frosting which makes it much better for me.


  2. Hi Jeannie,ur black peaRL look so soft
    I Love chocolate cake ,sure can finish all hehe


  3. zoe said

    Hi Jeannie, Love all your bakes! Your frosting look so good too!Can i hv the recipe for the frosting pls? TIA


    • jeannietay said

      Hi Zoe, I just used the ready to whip kind of whipping cream. It’s quite stable.


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