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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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

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1PREHEAT OVEN TO 350... GREASE N FLOUR 2 ROUND CAKE PANS

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2SIFT FLOUR, SUGAR, COCOA PWDR, BAKING SODA, BAKING POWDER AND SALT INTO LARGE BOWL N STIR GENTLY TO COMBINE.

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3IN ANOTHER BOWL COMBINE BUTTERMILK, OIL, EGGS AND VANILLA. PUT MIXER ON LOW N SLOWLY ADD WET INGREDIENTS INTO DRY. STIR IN COFFEE UNTIL COMBINED.

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4POUR BATTER... WHICH WILL B THIN...EVENLY INTO PREPARED PANS N BAKE FOR 35 MINUTES OR UNTIL TOOTHPICK INSERTD IN CENTER COMES OUT CLEAN.

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5LET CAKES COOL IN PANS FOR 30 MINUTES....REMOVE N LET COOL COMPLETELY.

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6NOW FOR THE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING....PUT CHOCOLATE IN HEAT PROOF BOWL OVER SAUCEPAN OF SIMMERING WATER...STIR JUST UNTIL MELTD...THEN COOL TO ROOM TEMP.

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7IN 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.

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8SPREAD 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