ChocoRosemary Bliss—Dessert for 6

ChocoRosemary Bliss is a decadent Italian-French dessert featuring rich chocolate and aromatic rosemary. This luxurious treat combines smooth, velvety chocolate ganache infused with fragrant rosemary, creating a unique and indulgent flavor experience perfect for satisfying any sweet tooth.

Meal Type



Italian French Fusion



Food Stars

Chocolate, rosemary





You Need This Stuff

  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  2. Line an 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper
  3. In a large bowl, combine 200g chopped dark chocolate and 1/2 cup heavy cream
  4. Heat the mixture in a double boiler or heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring occasionally until smooth
  5. Remove from heat and let cool slightly
  6. In a medium bowl, cream together 1/4 cup unsalted butter and 1/4 cup granulated sugar using a whisk until light and fluffy
  7. Add 3 large egg yolks, one at a time, whisking well after each addition
  8. Stir in 1 tsp vanilla extract and 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh rosemary
  9. Fold the cooled chocolate mixture into the butter mixture until well combined
  10. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder, and 1/4 tsp salt
  11. Gradually fold the flour mixture into the chocolate mixture until just combined
  12. In another medium bowl, whisk the egg whites to stiff peaks using a clean whisk
  13. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter in three additions, being careful not to deflate them too much
  14. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top with a rubber spatula
  15. Bake for about 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean
  16. Remove from oven and let cool in pan for about 10 minutes before transferring to cooling rack to cool completely
  17. For ganache: In a double boiler or heatproof bowl over simmering water, combine 100g chopped dark chocolate and 1/2 cup heavy cream; stir occasionally until smooth
  18. Remove from heat and let cool slightly before spreading evenly over cooled cake with rubber spatula
  19. Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs before serving

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Beti’s Reflections

On a recent culinary adventure through the heart of Italy and France, I stumbled upon a dessert that truly captured the essence of both cuisines. It was in a quaint little patisserie where I first laid eyes on the ChocoRosemary Bliss, an Italian-French dessert that had me swooning at first bite. This luxurious treat is perfect for serving up to six people and will surely impress your guests with its unique flavor combination.

The ChocoRosemary Bliss recipe is not your average chocolate cake. This dark chocolate rosemary cake is infused with aromatic rosemary, creating an unforgettable flavor experience for dessert lovers. However, if you have any dietary restrictions or health conditions, please consult with your healthcare professional before indulging in this rich and decadent treat.

The magic of this French Italian dessert lies in its ingredients: 200g dark chocolate, chopped; 1/2 cup heavy cream; 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened; 1/4 cup granulated sugar; 3 large eggs, separated; 1 tsp vanilla extract; 1 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped; 1 cup all-purpose flour; 1/2 tsp baking powder; 1/4 tsp salt; and for the ganache: 100g dark chocolate and 1/2 cup heavy cream. The fresh rosemary garnish adds an elegant touch to this buttery dark chocolate cake. Each ingredient plays a crucial role in creating the perfect balance between sweet and savory flavors in this homemade ganache-topped masterpiece.

To create your own ChocoRosemary Bliss, start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and lining an 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine the chopped dark chocolate and heavy cream before heating it over simmering water until smooth. Once cooled slightly, cream together the unsalted butter and granulated sugar, then add the egg yolks, vanilla extract, and finely chopped fresh rosemary. Fold the cooled chocolate mixture into the butter mixture before gradually folding in the flour mixture. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites to stiff peaks and gently fold them into the batter. Pour the batter into your prepared cake pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Once cooled, spread your dark chocolate ganache over the cake and garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs.

In conclusion, this ChocoRosemary Bliss recipe is an elegant dinner party dessert that will leave your guests in awe of your baking prowess. The combination of rich dark chocolate and aromatic rosemary creates a unique chocolate cake flavor that is truly unforgettable. So go ahead, indulge in this luxurious Italian-French dessert and let your taste buds be transported to a world of sweet and savory bliss!

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