Chocolate Sesame Cake Recipe

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14 Jan is marked as beginning of spring in India and we celebrate it by eating sesame seeds ladoo, peanuts and popcorn.I decided to give a twist to the regular sesame seeds and mix it with my all time favorite chocolate to come up with this recipe. It turned out really well. Try!

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Servings: 10


Cost per serving $0.93 view details
  • 175 gm dark Chocolate
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 1/4 cup strongly brewed coffee
  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 1/4 cup roasted sesame seeds
  • 12 marie biscuits


  1. Grind sesame seeds into coarse paste and mix it with powdered molasses. You can substitute it with brown sugar also.Keep it aside.
  2. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Slowly stir in cream and sugar, such that it blends well with the chocolate.
  3. Mix three fourth of the sesame seed mix to the chocolate batter.Save the rest for dusting the cake at the end.
  4. In a serving dish, layer marie biscuits and soak them in coffee by pouring coffee with the help of the spoon such that all the liquid gets absorbed well.
  5. Pour half of the chocolate sesame mix on the top, spread it so that it evenly covers the biscuit.
  6. Make another layer of coffee soaked marie biscuit.
  7. Pour rest of the chocolate sesame mix on the top and spread evenly.
  8. Now dust the remaining (one fourth)sesame seed mix on the top.
  9. Let it set for 4-5 hours at room temp.(temp should not exceed 20 C)
  10. Before serving, dip knife in hot water and cut a slice of the cake. Serve it with your favorite ice-cream.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 37g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 162  
Calories from Fat 83 51%
Total Fat 9.38g 12%
Saturated Fat 4.63g 19%
Trans Fat 0.02g  
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Potassium 211mg 6%
Total Carbs 18.33g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 6%
Sugars 13.95g 9%
Protein 1.87g 3%
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