Bill Knapp Chocolate Cake

BILL KNAPP CHOCOLATE CAKE
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Serves: up to 12 (9 x 13 pan)

Ingredients

18 oz devil's food cake mix
1 1/2 c warm water
2 eggs
TOPPING/ICING
1/2 c butter
12 oz chocolate chips, semisweet
14 oz sweetened condensed milk
14 oz light corn syrup

The Cook

Catherine Thompson Floyd Recipe
Lightly Salted
Burlington, MI (pop. 261)
Catherine5414
Member Since May 2012
Catherine's notes for this recipe:
Birthday gatherings at Bill Knapp's restaurants were a real treat-free chocolate cake. Topped with vanilla ice cream and what a heavenly delight!
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Directions

1
Beat cake mix, water and eggs with electric mixer for 1 minute at low speed. Scrape bowl. Continue to beat for 3 more minutes or more on high until smooth. Pour into prepared cake pans, bake according to pkg directions until toothpick tests clean in center or at 325 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
2
While cake is baking, prepare topping. In top of double boiler, over simmering water, combine butter, chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and corn syrup. Cook over simmering water stirring occasionally until smooth, about 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Beat with electric mixer until smooth.
3
Frost cake layers.
4
Variations to this cake: milk chocolate chips instead of semisweet chocolate chips.
Bake cake in 9 X 13 in. pan for 30-35 minutes, cut into squares and pour on topping. Can heat topping in microwave a serving at a time. Stores in refrigerator for a few months if kept tightly closed.

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user Mary Compton marykate16 - Jun 27, 2012
We loved getting our own Bill Knapp's chocolate cake for our birthdays...such a fun memory! Now we can make our own, right?! Thanks again, Catherine!
user Catherine Thompson Floyd Catherine5414 - Jun 30, 2012
YEPPERS!!!

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