Buttercream Filling For A Hoho Cake Recipe

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Buttercream Filling for a "HoHo Cake"

Colleen Smith

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@colleenclue

This recipe makes enough for a 3-layer cake or 2 2-layer cakes. Can be halved for one 2-layer cake. Really good if you melt chocolate chips and butter and drizzle over the top of the cake to make a HOHO cake.


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Ingredients

2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 c
milk
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
1 1/3 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1
chocolate cake

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bake your favorite chocolate cake according to recipe or directions for a mix. (I use Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge.)
2
Gradually whisk milk and cornstarch together in small saucepan until smooth.
Cook over med/low heat whisking constantly until mixture thickens and boils.
Place saucepan in large bowl of ice water, stirring occasionally, until mixture cools.
3
Beat butter and shortening until creamy.
Beat in sugar until light and fluffy.
Add cooled cornstarch mixture and vanilla and beat until creamy.
4
Spread filling between layers of chocolate cake and refrigerate 30 minutes to set the filling.
Frost as desired (I make a chocolate ganache.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes