DECADENT CHOCOLATE CAKE N CHOCO BTRCREAM FROSTNG

Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

I HAVE BEEN TOLD TO MAKE THIS EVERY YEAR BY MY HUSBAND FOR HIS B-DAY... RICH, DECADENT CHOCOLATE CAKE ANYONE :)


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Serves:

MAKES ONE- TWO LAYER CAKE

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
flour
2 c
sugar
3/4 c
cocoa powder
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
1/2 c
vegetable oil
2
ex-large eggs...room temp.
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
hot brewed coffee

CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

8 oz
semisweet chocolate chips
2 stick
unsalted butter....room temp.
1
egg yolk...ex-large....room temp.
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/4 c
confectioners sugar
1 Tbsp
instant coffee granules

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREHEAT OVEN TO 350... GREASE N FLOUR 2 ROUND CAKE PANS
2
SIFT FLOUR, SUGAR, COCOA PWDR, BAKING SODA, BAKING POWDER AND SALT INTO LARGE BOWL N STIR GENTLY TO COMBINE.
3
IN ANOTHER BOWL COMBINE BUTTERMILK, OIL, EGGS AND VANILLA. PUT MIXER ON LOW N SLOWLY ADD WET INGREDIENTS INTO DRY. STIR IN COFFEE UNTIL COMBINED.
4
POUR BATTER... WHICH WILL B THIN...EVENLY INTO PREPARED PANS N BAKE FOR 35 MINUTES OR UNTIL TOOTHPICK INSERTD IN CENTER COMES OUT CLEAN.
5
LET CAKES COOL IN PANS FOR 30 MINUTES....REMOVE N LET COOL COMPLETELY.
6
NOW FOR THE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING....PUT CHOCOLATE IN HEAT PROOF BOWL OVER SAUCEPAN OF SIMMERING WATER...STIR JUST UNTIL MELTD...THEN COOL TO ROOM TEMP.
7
IN BOWL BEAT BUTTTER ON MED SPEED FOR 3 MINUTES THEN ADD EGG YOLK N VANILLA N BEAT . PUT MIXER ON LOW N SLOWLY ADD CONFECTIONERS SUGAR. NOW IN SMALL DISH DISSOLVE INSTANT COFFEE WITH 2 TSP OF HOT TAP WATER N ADD THIS N COOLD CHOCOLATE N THEN INTO BUTTER MIXTURE N MIX UNTIL BLENDED.
8
SPREAD BUTTERCREAM FROSTING ON COOLD CAKE.....ENJOY :)

WILL FIRM UP IN FRIDGE...CAN B STORED ON COUNTER :)

About this Recipe

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