White Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Perfect for an evening with family!


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 20 slices / preparation time: 50 minutes



2 cups all purpose flour

1 ½ cups sugar

4 eggs (yolks and whites separated)

1 pinch of salt

1 cup warm milk

1 tbs butter

1 tbs baking powder

Chocolate Ganache (suggestion):

1 cup heavy cream (or 1 can table cream)

8 oz unsweetened chocolate chips



1 – Mix warm milk and butter in a bowl. Set aside.

2 – In the mixer, beat the egg whites into snow.

3 – Add the egg yolks, one by one, and then the sugar. Mix until it is light yellow and creamy.

4 – Add flour and milk/butter, alternating the ingredients.

5 – Add baking powder and mix with a spoon.

6 – In a greased and floured baking pan, bake (at 350°F) for about 35 minutes (or until fully baked and golden on top).

7 – Spread the ganache on top.

Chocolate Ganache:

In a saucepan, heat the cream until small bubbles begin to form. Turn off the heat and add the chocolate chips. Wait 3 minutes and stir well until it forms a consistent and smooth mixture.


Tips and Options:

  • This is a basic recipe for white cake and you can use the frosting or topping of your choice.
  • Serve the cake with ice cream and the ganache, while still arm. Yummy!


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