Family Tested & Approved
fluffy white frosting (i use a large can)
coursely shaved unsweetened chocolate, saving one ounce to make curls for top of frosted cake
DARK CHOCOLATE FILLING
squares of unsweetened chocolate, cut up
Prepare cake as directed on package except fold 2 coursely shaved unsweetened chocolate squares into batter. Bake as directed.
While cake is baking, in medium saucepan, mix sugar, cream, butter and chocolate. cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate and butter are melted.
Stir 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.
Spread completely cooled chocolate filling on bottom layer of cooled cake. Place top layer on and frost sides and top with fluffy white frosting.
Sprinkle 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.
Last Updated: Tue, Mar 29, 2011