This intensely chocolate cake—a favorite of chef Sascha Lyon's wife, Latoya—benefits from three glazings with sugar syrup. The glaze keeps the cake moist, and the extra sweetness complements the chocolate. Beautiful Desserts
The cake can be wrapped well and kept at room temperature for 1 day.
Because dessert includes both cheese and chocolate, it takes a rich, almost syrupy wine, such as Cockburn Ten-Year-Old Tawny Port, to deal with the creaminess of the cheeses and match the sweetness of the cake. If you're looking for a really special dessert wine, try the Mas Amiel Ten-Year-Old Maury.