Chocolate-Buttermilk Bunt Cake W/ Ganache

Lauren Mitchell

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@laurenboyd2113

THIS IS OUT OF CONTROL CHOCOLATE GOODNESS!!!


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Serves:

16

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
flour
3/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 3/4 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
buttermilk
1 c
vegetable oil
3 large
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

GANACHE

1/2 c
heavy cream
2-3 Tbsp
powdered sugar
2 tsp
butter
4-oz
semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 10 inch bunt pan. Dust pan with cocoa powder.
2
For the cake: In a large bowl sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add sugar.
3
In a medium bowl whisk together buttermilk, eggs, oil and vanilla.
4
Add buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and whisk until smooth.
5
Pour batter into the prepared bunt pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
6
Cool in the pan on a wire rack for ten minutes. Run the tip of a thin knife around the edge of the cake to loosen. Invert onto the wire rack and cool completely.
7
For Ganache: In a small sauce pan over med heat add cream, sugar, butter and vanilla. Heat until small bubbles begin to form around the edge of the pan and mixture is hot.
8
Remove pan from heat and add chocolate. Whisk until melted.
9
Drizzle ganache over the cooled bunt cake and serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy