Irish Cream Cake

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2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
5 oz. bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup irish cream liqueur
1/3 cup water
2 t. instant coffee granules
7 large eggs, separated
1 t. instant coffee granules dissolved in 2 t. irish cream liqueur
3 t. butter, melted
2 cups powdered sugar

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Lynnda Cloutier Recipe
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Mission Viejo, CA (pop. 93,305)
Member Since Aug 2011
Lynnda's notes for this recipe:
This is for everyone who loves Bailey's Irish Cream, or any Irish cream, for that matter!
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Preheat oven to 350. Butter and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Melt chocolate with oil, liqueur, water and coffee granules in double boiler over barely simmering water. Transfer to a large bowl and beat in egg yolks with wooden spoon until well blended. Add dry ingredients and stir until smooth. Beat egg whites in large bowl with mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. Use a large rubber spatula to fold them into the batter. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake until firm to the touch and a slightly sugary crust has formed, 30 to 40 minutes. Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely. For the frosting, beat the coffee mixture and butter into the powdered sugar until frosting is thick and spreadable. Spread over the top and sides of the cake.
Serves 10 to 12

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user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Sep 23, 2011
You gotmy Hubby'a attention with Bailey's Irish Cream...he loves to have it in his after dinner coffee at a few restaurants.
user CC MCCART-FROST CCMCCART - Sep 24, 2011
By golly you better tell me you're making your own Irish Cream! If not, I'll share my recipe with you. I make GALLONS of the stuff every year during the Turkey/XMAS holidays. I make XMAS baskets for all my friends with the homemade Irish Cream, Kahlua, breads and candy. The Lad is getting quite antsy here wondering if I'll make it early this year. He is such a NUT CASE. Your cake recipe sounds delightful. I just may have to bake it in mini bundt pans and include a few in my XMAS baskets...LOL CHEERS, CC
user Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet - Sep 24, 2011
Hey, babe, I used to make my own, but lost my recipe. I'd love to know how the maestro does it!
user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Sep 24, 2011
cc...why don't you post it on recipes so we can all make it...=;D would love to try.
I have myhomemade vanilla's posted.
user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Sep 24, 2011
brother I wish these keys wouldn't stick...especially the SPACE bar.

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