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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare cake as directed on package except fold 2 coursely shaved unsweetened chocolate squares into batter. Bake as directed.
2
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.
3
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.
4
Spread completely cooled chocolate filling on bottom layer of cooled cake. Place top layer on and frost sides and top with fluffy white frosting.
5
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.

About this Recipe

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