Chocolate-pumpkin Layer Cake. Recipe

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Chocolate-pumpkin layer cake.

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

OH! wait 'till you try this sinful dessert!! So moist, soooo delicious. I try to not eat so many sweets, but when it comes to cheesecake or chocolate and pumpkin, I can't resist!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2-1/2
sticks unsalted butter, softened
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
allspice
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1-1/2 c
sugar
3 large
eggs
1-1/2 c
canned pumpkin puree
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
chopped pecans
2-1/2 c
powdered sugar
10 oz
unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Line two 9" cake pans w/ parchment paper. In lg bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, using mixer, cream 8 tbsp butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs. Wisk in pumpkin. It may look curdled, that's normal. Beat in flour mix, 1/2 of mix at a time until smooth. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Pour evenly into pans. Place pans in middle of the oven. Bake 35 min, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool. Invert cake onto lg serving plate. Peel the parchment paper off the cake. In lg bowl, blend remaining butter, powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in chocolate and vanilla until smooth. Ice top of cake first. Place 2nd layer of cake on top of 1st layer of cake. Ice the top and sides of cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate