Chocolate Curl Cake

Lorraine Brantley

By
@lwb

This cake is wonderful. Perfect for any occasion. Mosit and not too sweet or heavy but just right!! I have gotten many compliments on this cake. Grab a cup of coffee or cold glass of milk and a friend and enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8 - 12
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

1 box
white cake mix
1 can(s)
fluffy white frosting (i use a large can)
3 oz
coursely shaved unsweetened chocolate, saving one ounce to make curls for top of frosted cake

DARK CHOCOLATE FILLING

1 c
sugar
1/3 c
light cream
2 Tbsp
butter
2 oz
squares of unsweetened chocolate, cut up
2
egg yolks, beaten

Step-By-Step

1Prepare cake as directed on package except fold 2 coursely shaved unsweetened chocolate squares into batter. Bake as directed.
2While cake is baking, in medium saucepan, mix sugar, cream, butter and chocolate. cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate and butter are melted.
3Stir at least half of hot mixture into egg yolks, stir into remaining hot mixture in saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat and cool completely.
4Spread completely cooled chocolate filling on bottom layer of cooled cake. Place top layer on and frost sides and top with fluffy white frosting.
5Sprinkle shaved chocolate on top of cake. NOTE: to make chocolate curls, use vegetable parer to cut off thin slices. If chocolate is slightly warm, curls will be larger.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American