Casa dei Mezzo Music Festival Chocolate Cake

Enjoy this extra special chocolate cake recipe created in honour of our 2007 Casa dei Mezzo Music Festival!

  • 200 gram dark chocolate minimum 54% cocoa
  • 6 small eggs
  • 250 gram unsalted butter
  • 225 gram caster sugar
  • 150 gram grated coconut
  • 100 gram fine bread crumbs
  • 10 ml litre black coffee


  1. Whip butter and sugar thoroughly.
  2. Add one egg joke at a time.
  3. Melt the chocolate and add the coffee.
  4. Whip egg whites.
  5. Mix coconut and bread crumbs into the butter/sugar mix and add the melted chocolate when lukewarm.
  6. Fold the whipped egg whites into the batter and place in a buttered dish and bake at 200°C. for about 35 min, try with a thin stick to see if it is done.


All the artists at our 2007 festival did!