Rigo Jancsi – Escape to Hungarian Chocolate Cake

Yes, I know. You do want to escape to the most famous Hungarian chocolate cake called Rigo Jancsi.

rigo jancsi is chocolate cake
rigo jancsi-Hungarian chocolate cake from 5starcookies

Hello my dear readers,

If you are like me you are ready to escape from this crazy, virus reality.

Like always 5 star cookies is here to help you.

So, where are we going?


Right back to 19 th century.

Where an amazingly talented Gypsy was playing violin and the married princess was listening.

The magic of music created the scandal of the century.

Or the love story between the Belgian countess Clara Ward and the most famous Hungarian violinist Rigo Jancsi.

Don’t you feel already much better?

Love is the air…people are dining in the restaurants and the magic violin is playing.

Yes, that is the life I want.

And from there the most amazing Hungarian dessert was created.

RIGO JANCSI CHOCOLATE SLICES

rigo jancsi-the best chocolate cake
rigo jancsi-the best chocolate cake

Call me crazy, but I am going to stay there.

And from there let’s create this magical chocolate cake.

SHOPPING LIST

  • flour, baking soda, salt
  • chocolate, water, cocoa
  • brown sugar, white sugar, butter, eggs
  • sour cream, vanilla extract
  • chocolate chips, heavy cream

Equipment

-Mixer

-baking sheet 9×13

-bowls

Line a 9×13 baking sheet with an aluminum foil. Spray with baking spray. Set aside.

rigo jancsi cake-the best chocolate cake
rigo jancsi cake-the best chocolate cake

How to make Rigo Jancsi chocolate cake?

Ingredients

1/2 cup unsalted butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup white sugar

2 large eggs (room temperature)

1/4 cup sour cream (14%)

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

3/4 cups flour (AP)

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

3/4 cups boiling water

3 oz semisweet chocolate (chopped)

1/8 cup cocoa

CHOCOLATE WHIPPED CREAM

6 oz chocolate

1 1/3 cups heavy cream

CHOCOLATE COATING

1 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup heavy cream

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 325 F.

In a bowl #1 mix flour, baking soda and salt.

Using bowl #2 combine the following:

boiling water, cocoa and chopped chocolate.

Mix all ingredients until chocolate is melted.

Set aside to cool.

Beat 1/2 cup butter and both sugars until light. (about 5 min.)

Add 2 eggs (one at a time) and beat well after each addition.

Then add 1/4 cup sour cream and vanilla extract.

Mix it.

Alternate adding the flour mixture with chocolate mixture.

(3 addition flour, 2 addition chocolate or flour+chocolate+flour+chocolate+flour)

Be sure all ingredients are incorporated.

Pour the batter into the prepared baking sheet.

Bake from 20 to 25 minutes and 325 F.

Cool it.

Turn out cake, and gently peel off aluminum foil.

Cut cake in a half to create 2 smaller cakes. The size of each is 6.5 x 9 inches.

Set aside.

Chocolate Whipped Cream

Place chopped chocolate into a medium bowl.

In a small saucepan bring heavy cream to a boil.

Pour half of hot cream over chocolate.

Let stand for 30 seconds and stir until chocolate is melted.

Pour remaining hot cream over melted chocolate and stir to combine all ingredients.

Cool it. Then transfer to fridge for 6 hours or overnight.

Next day or after 6 hours: Beat the chilled chocolate using the paddle attachment for a minute.

How to assemble the cake

Place one half of chocolate cake on the prepared pan, plate. ( or whatever you like to use)

Spread with chocolate whipped cream.

Top with second half of chocolate cake.

Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for about 3 hours.

How to make chocolate coating?

Bring heavy cream to boil and pour over chocolate chips.

Let it sit for 3 minutes and stir until chocolate is melted.

Pour over frozen cake.

Transfer to fridge.

When you are ready to eat, slice cake into squares or your desired shape.

Enjoy and share.

Hungarian chocolate cake
Hungarian chocolate cake

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Rigo Jancsi Chocolate Cake

Rigo Jancsi Chocolate Cake

Yield: 9 slices
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Escape to the most famous Hungarian chocolate cake called

Rigo Jancsi

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Cake
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream (14%)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cups flour (AP)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 3 oz semisweet chocolate (chopped)
  • 1/8 cup cocoa
  • CHOCOLATE WHIPPED CREAM
  • 6 oz chocolate
  • 1 1/3 cups heavy cream
  • CHOCOLATE COATING
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Instructions

    Preheat oven to 325 F.

    In a bowl #1 mix flour, baking soda and salt.

    Using bowl #2 combine the following:

    boiling water, cocoa and chopped chocolate.

    Mix all ingredients until chocolate is melted.

    Set aside to cool.

    Beat 1/2 cup butter and both sugars until light. (about 5 min.)

    Add 2 eggs (one at a time) and beat well after each addition.

    Then add 1/4 cup sour cream and vanilla extract.

    Mix it.

    Alternate adding the flour mixture with chocolate mixture.

    (3 addition flour, 2 addition chocolate or flour+chocolate+flour+chocolate+flour)

    Be sure all ingredients are incorporated.

    Pour the batter into the prepared baking sheet.

    Bake from 20 to 25 minutes and 325 F.

    Cool it.

    Turn out cake, and gently peel off aluminum foil.

    Cut cake in a half to create 2 smaller cakes. The size of each is 6.5 x 9 inches.

    Set aside.

    Chocolate Whipped Cream

    Place chopped chocolate into a medium bowl.

    In a small saucepan bring heavy cream to a boil.

    Pour half of hot cream over chocolate.

    Let stand for 30 seconds and stir until chocolate is melted.

    Pour remaining hot cream over melted chocolate and stir to combine all ingredients.

    Cool it. Then transfer to fridge for 6 hours or overnight.

    Next day or after 6 hours: Beat the chilled chocolate using the paddle attachment for a minute.

    How to assemble the cake

    Place one half of chocolate cake on the prepared pan, plate. ( or whatever you like to use)

    Spread with chocolate whipped cream.

    Top with second half of chocolate cake.

    Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for about 3 hours.

    How to make chocolate coating?

    Bring heavy cream to boil and pour over chocolate chips.

    Let it sit for 3 minutes and stir until chocolate is melted.

    Pour over frozen cake.

    Transfer to fridge.

    When you are ready to eat, slice cake into squares or your desired shape.

    Enjoy and share.

CONCLUSION

Rigo Jancsi is an amazing chocolate cake from Europe.

And because we can’t travel now it doesn’t mean we can’t dream or time travel using

our imagination.

And bake.

Baking will save the world.

One cake at the time.

So, please start with this amazing Hungarian chocolate cake.

RIGO JANCSI CAKE

BTW, 5 star cookies made another version of this magical cake in 2016. Be kind and share.

Rigo Jancsi – Hungarian Chocolate Cake

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Rigo Jancsi cake
Rigo Jancsi cake

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