Texas Chocolate Buttermilk Whopper Cake

Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

Do you need a chocolate fix? This will do the trick. The chopped Whopper malted milk candies melt into the the cake while it's cooking and boy oh boy it makes for a great cake. Chocolaty with a light caramel flavor Enjoy!


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Serves:

9

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR CAKE:

1 c
all purpose flour
1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/8 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter
1/6 c
cocoa powder
1/4 tsp
fresh grated cinnamon, i use a microplane
1
egg
1/4 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
whopper malted milk candies, chopped

FOR CHOCOLATE GLAZE:

1/8 c
butter
1 1/2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 1/2 Tbsp
buttermilk
1 c
powdered sugar - heaping cup
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a saucepan add butter, cocoa powder, and 1/2 cup water. Bring mixture to a boil. Turn off heat and allow to cool slightly.
2
In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
3
In a measuring cup combine buttermilk, vanilla extract, and egg. Whisk to combine.
4
Pour cocoa mixture into flour mixture and mix on low. Add buttermilk mixture and mix to combine thoroughly. Stir in chopped whoppers. The batter will be thin.
5
Pour into prepared 9 x 9 baking pan. Bake 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool while making buttermilk chocolate glaze.
6
For Glaze:

In saucepan combine butter, cocoa, and buttermilk. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Add vanilla extract and powdered sugar. Stir with a whisk until smooth. Pour over cake. Allow to set before serving. Serve warm or cooled - it's great either way.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids