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Chocolate mimosa cake: the dessert variant to prepare for Women’s Day

Chocolate mimosa cake: the dessert variant to prepare for Women’s Day


There Chocolate mimosa cake is a tasty variant of the original recipe, based on cocoa sponge cake and a delicious filling made from hazelnut cream e pannawhich makes the result even more delicious.

Preparing this cake is not the easiest and there are several steps to follow, but the result is well worth the time spent preparing it: you will amaze your family and friends with a spectacular and delicious dessert.

To make it easier to prepare, focus first on the sponge cake, then on the cream and finally on the syrup. Here’s how to prepare it.

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For the sponge cake

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How to prepare chocolate mimosa cake

First, prepare the sponge cake. Beat the eggs with the sugar and vanilla extract with a mixer for about 15 minutes.

Gradually add the flour and cocoa powder, then add the baking powder and mix well.

Pour the mixture into the circular mold (22 cm) and bake at 180°C for 40 minutes. Let cool.

Then move on to making the syrup. Pour the sugar, orange juice and water into the saucepan. Put on the fire and stir for 2 minutes.

Cut the sponge cake into 3 layers and cut the top into cubes.

Brush the syrup on the bottom layer.

Finally, prepare the cream. Whip the cream with the hazelnut cream.

Assemble the cake in two layers with the sponge cake and the cream. Place the cubes on top and leave in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Sprinkle icing sugar over the cake.


For a more authentic preparation, you can make a homemade hazelnut cream.


Keep the mimosa cake in the refrigerator and store it indoors 2-3 days from the preparation, especially if you have decided to prepare the hazelnut cream at home.

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