My F&W
quick save (...)
Earl Grey Devil's Food Cakes with Cherries
© Maura McEvoy

Earl Grey Devil's Food Cakes with Cherries

  • TOTAL TIME: 3 HRS
  • SERVINGS: 8
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  1. 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  2. 3 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  3. 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, plus 1 1/2 tablespoons, melted
  4. 1 pound sweet cherries, pitted and halved
  5. 3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar
  6. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  7. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  8. 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  9. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  10. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  11. 1 large egg
  12. 1 large egg yolk
  13. 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  14. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm brewed Earl Grey tea
  15. Toasted pistachios, for garnish
  1. In a medium saucepan, scald the cream. Off the heat, add the chocolate and let stand for 5 minutes; whisk until smooth. Add the cold butter and blend with an immersion blender until smooth. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  2. In a nonreactive medium saucepan, combine the cherries with 3 tablespoons of the sugar and the lemon juice and let stand for 30 minutes. Boil for 5 minutes, then cool.
  3. Preheat the oven to 375°. Butter and flour 8 muffin cups. In a large bowl, whisk the remaining 3/4 cup of sugar with the flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder. In another bowl, whisk the egg with the egg yolk, buttermilk, tea and melted butter; whisk into the dry ingredients.
  4. Pour the batter into the cups and bake for 15 minutes. Let cool slightly, then invert the cakes on a rack; let cool. Set the cakes on plates upside down and top with chocolate ganache. Spoon on the cherries, sprinkle with nuts and serve.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    You might also like
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

    Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.