Rigo Jancsi – Hungarian Chocolate Cake

Rigo Jancsi Cake
Rigo Jancsi Cake

I am in mood to eat something chocolaty, romantic … something that has story from the last century. In Europe
A famous Hungarian Gypsy is playing violin at a Paris restaurant, where husband and wife are having dinner.
The wife is Clara Ward, the only daughter of American millionaire E. B. Ward.
The husband is Prince Joseph. That is how the story started…Just a dinner with the music..
Of course at that time we did not have TMZ but I am happy to report to you what happened.
The wife, Clara Ware was seduced by this famous violinist player, Rigo Jancsi. And she left her husband Prince Joseph.
And married a famous Gipsy, Rigó Jancsi in Hungary.
In order to celebrate their romantic love story this cake was created. It is called Rigo Jancsi.
The cake has two layers of chocolate-sponge cake. Between the two chocolate sponge cake layers is a thick layer of very rich, chocolate and cream filling


Rigo Jancsi - Hungarian Chocolate Cake

Rigo Jancsi - Hungarian Chocolate Cake


  • Cake:
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 TBSP icing sugar
  • 4 TBSP flour
  • 2 TBSP cocoa powder
  • pinch of salt
  • Filling:
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 3 TBSP icing sugar
  • 1 TBSP cocoa powder
  • 9 oz semi-sweet chocolate (about 250gr)
  • 2 TBSP gelatine powder
  • Glaze:
  • 7 oz chocolate (200gr)
  • 1/2 cup butter


  1. Heat oven to 350 F.
  2. Coat the 9x13 pan with butter.
  3. Cream egg yolks with icing sugar. Add cocoa and mix.
  4. Beat egg whites and pinch salt, add icing sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  5. Add to egg yolks mixture about 1/3 of the whites.Fold it in without decreasing the volume.
  6. Then, carefully, fold in the remaining whites. Sprinkle the flour and fold it ...very carefully.
  7. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 10 min or until cakes start to pull away from the sides.
  8. Do not over bake. Cut in half.
  10. Pour gelatine powder into 1/2 cup water.
  11. Rest it for 10 min.
  12. Melt 250 gr chocolate and 1 TBSP cocoa powder.
  13. Mix 3 cups of heavy cream and 3 TBSP icing sugar.
  14. Mix melted chocolate and gelatine together. Add to mixed cream and mix it all together.
  15. Spread the filling over the cake and top with the other.
  16. GLAZE:
  17. Melt the chocolate and butter.
  18. Pour evenly and cover the sides.
  19. Refrigerate for 5 hours or longer.
  20. Decorate with whipped cream or chocolate.

Now, lets see what we made together.

Rigo Jancsi Gipsy Cake
Rigo Gipsy Cake


Frank Sinatra – I’m In The Mood For Love

I’m in the mood for love
Simply because you’re near me
Funny, but when you’re near me
I’m in the mood for love

Heaven was in your eyes
Bright as the stars we’re under
Oh, is it any wonder?
I’m in the mood for love

Why should we think of weather?
This little dream might fade
We’ll put our hearts together
Now we are one, I’m not afraid

If there’s a cloud above
If it should rain, we’ll let it
But, for tonight, forget it
I’m in the mood

Rigo Violinist Cake
Rigo Violinist Cake

Enjoy your cake…and can you keep a secret?

They divorce….

Reported by Cookie in 21 Century


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