Chocolate-Buttermilk Bunt Cake W/ Ganache
Family Tested & Approved
semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 10 inch bunt pan. Dust pan with cocoa powder.
For the cake: In a large bowl sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add sugar.
In a medium bowl whisk together buttermilk, eggs, oil and vanilla.
Add buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and whisk until smooth.
Pour batter into the prepared bunt pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
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.
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.
Remove pan from heat and add chocolate. Whisk until melted.
Drizzle ganache over the cooled bunt cake and serve with whipped cream or ice cream.