Double Chocolate bundt cake

Nancy Thomas

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@Nanaluvsherbabies

Been battin this idea around in my head for a while. Was just waitin for the right time to make it, so I did for my daughters birthday on July 1. Since she is 7 mos pregnant, it went over quite well with her. The strawberry garnish is optional. Just made for a really pretty picture.


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Ingredients

CAKE

2 1/4 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
unsweetened cocoa
1 tsp
instant espresso coffee powder ir instant coffee
3/4 c
hot water
2 c
sugar
1/3 c
cooking oil (i use canola)
2 large
egg whites
1 large
egg
1 oz
(1 square) unsweetened (melted) chocolate
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
buttermilk (i use the powder kind per can directions)

SATINY CHOCOLATE GLAZE

3/4 c
semisweet chocolate chips
3 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cake
2
Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare (I use Bakers Joy) 12" Bundt style cake pan
3
In med bowl stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. (If using the powdered buttermilk mix, add in this step)
4
In a 2 cup measuring cup, mix cocoa, instant coffee powder and hot water until blended. Set aside
5
In large bowl with mixer on low, beat sugar, oil egg whites and whole egg until blended. Increase speed to high & beat until creamy, @ min or so
6
Reduce speed back to low, beat in cocoa mixture, melted chocolate & Vanilla
7
Slowly add in flour mixture alternating between it & buttermilk (If using the liquid, If using the powder add the amount of water called for on package)beginning and ending with flour mix.
8
Beat until just combined, scraping bowl occasionally with a rubber spatula
9
Pour batter into bundt pan & bake 45-50 min (time may vary depending on your oven)or until toothpick insterted in middle comes out clean.
10
Cool in pan for 10 minutes then loosen cake & invert onto a wire rack. Cool completely
11
Glaze
12
In a double boiler (if you don't have one, a glass bowl over a saucepan works well)over hot but not boiling water, combine chocolate chips, butter and corn syrup. Stir until melted & smooth.
13
Add vanilla & stir well.
14
Spread or Drizzle on cake, letting it run down the sides.
15
Strawberry Garnish & Chocolate dipped Strawberries are Optional.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes