Ritz Of New York Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Ritz of New York is a classic dessert that originated in the famous Ritz Hotel. It is a rich and decadent chocolate cake layered with creamy chocolate ganache and topped with a glossy chocolate glaze. The cake is moist and tender, and the ganache adds a smooth and velvety texture. This indulgent dessert is perfect for special occasions or when you want to treat yourself to something truly luxurious.

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Ritz Of New York

ingredients serve

Ingredients for Ritz Of New York Recipe

  • as needed For The Cake
  • 2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1.75 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1.50 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1.50 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Boiling Water
  • as needed For The Chocolate Ganache
  • 1.50 cup Heavy Cream
  • 12 ounce Semisweet Chocolate, Finely Chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • as needed For The Chocolate Glaze
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 4 ounce Semisweet Chocolate, Finely Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Corn Syrup

Directions: Ritz Of New York Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven and prepare the cake batter according to the recipe.
  • STEP 2.Divide the batter evenly between the cake pans and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • STEP 3.Allow the cakes to cool completely before assembling the Ritz of New York.
  • STEP 4.Spread a layer of chocolate ganache on top of one cake layer, then place the second cake layer on top.
  • STEP 5.Cover the entire cake with a thin layer of ganache to create a smooth surface.
  • STEP 6.Prepare the chocolate glaze and pour it over the cake, allowing it to drip down the sides.
  • STEP 7.Refrigerate the cake for at least 2 hours to allow the ganache and glaze to set.
  • STEP 8.Slice and serve the Ritz of New York chilled, and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to properly grease and flour the cake pans to prevent the cake from sticking.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a splash of liqueur, such as Grand Marnier or Kahlua, to the ganache.
  • To achieve a glossy finish on the chocolate glaze, make sure to use high-quality chocolate and melt it gently over a double boiler.
  • For a decorative touch, you can garnish the cake with chocolate curls or sprinkles before refrigerating.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Ritz of New York in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Serve the cake chilled for the best texture and flavor.
  • This dessert pairs well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp