Easter Nest With Three Chocolates: An Easy Recipe

To celebrate Easter, the festival of chocolate par excellence, we suggest you revisit the traditional buttercream-based Easter nest in the form of a delicious cocoa-rich cake. Here's an easy recipe to make an Easter nest with three chocolates as pretty as it is delicious.

Ingredients

Here are the ingredients needed to make a Three Chocolate Easter Nest for 6 people:

For the cake
2 vanilla yogurts
1.5 jars of sugar
4 jars of flour
1 packet of yeast
30 g unsweetened cocoa
3 large eggs
half a jar of olive oil
a knob of butter for the mold
half a grated tonka bean (optional)


For the glaze
100 g dark chocolate
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon grapeseed oil
40 g milk chocolate
40 g white chocolate
2 tablespoons of milk

chocolate Easter eggs for decoration

Preparation of the cake

This Easter nest with three chocolates is prepared on the basis of a simple yogurt cake flavored with cocoa and baked in a savarin mold (crown-shaped mold).

This Easter cake is easy to make, but it is best to prepare it the day before so that the icing has time to dry.

1- Pour the yogurt into a bowl and keep a jar to measure the other ingredients. Wash and dry the measuring jug carefully.

2- Add the sugar, then sift in the flour, baking powder and cocoa.

3- Alternate these dry ingredients with the whole eggs, mixing well with each addition to obtain a homogeneous paste. Flavor the cake by grating half a tonka bean into the batter (optional).

4- Add the olive oil last and mix well.



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5- Preheat your oven to 150°C.

6- Pour the batter into a buttered crown mold.



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7- Bake this cocoa crown cake for 40 minutes and let it cool before unmolding it onto a wire rack.



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Preparation of the glaze

While the cake is cooling, prepare a dark chocolate mirror icing.

1- Break the dark chocolate into a small saucepan and add 2 tablespoons of water.

2- Melt over very low heat, stirring constantly. At the end of cooking, add a tablespoon of cold water if the glaze seems too thick.

3- When the chocolate is well melted and shiny, turn off the heat and add the grape seed oil off the heat. Your glaze should be very smooth and shiny.



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4- Pour this frosting over the chilled crown cake, using a soft marysee to spread it evenly.



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5- Let set for about 15 minutes, the time it takes to melt the white and milk chocolates.

6- Melt the milk chocolate over very low heat with a tablespoon of milk, stirring constantly.

7- Using a feathered spoon or a simple teaspoon, drizzle the milk chocolate all around the crown.

8- Repeat steps 6 and 7 with the white chocolate until your three-chocolate Easter nest looks like the picture below.



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Decor

1- Let the three chocolate icing dry overnight. The milk and white chocolate drips will come out as it dries.



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2- Put the finishing touches on your three chocolate Easter nest by filling it with multi-colored Easter eggs.



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Happy Easter to all!

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In French: Le nid de Pâques aux trois chocolats : une recette facile
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