Christmas Cake

Barbara Scott

By
@Feebs17

This is a fun recipe to do with the kids and it's very festive for the holidays. Not too heavy, it's just right to serve after a big Christmas meal.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 box
white cake mix
7 1/2
squares unsweetened bakers chocolate
3 Tbsp
sugar
4 tsp
water
4
eggs, separated
enough cool whip or whipped cream for icing

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare cake mix as instructed on box. Divide batter into two bowls and add red food coloring to one half and green food coloring into the other half. Pour into 9" round cake pans and bake according to instructions on box.
2
Chocolate mixture:

Melt chocolate squares over low heat and add sugar and water. Heat until smooth. Add beaten egg yolks slowly to mixture stirring quickly. Heat until thick. Let cool for a bit. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into chocolate mixture.
3
Line a large mixing bowl with plastic wrap. Cut each half of the cake into squares. Checker a layer of green and red cake squares in the bottom of bowl and cover that layer with some of the chocolate mixture. Repeat until cake squares are all that is left on top of bowl. Pour any remaining chocolate mixture over the finished product.
4
REFRIGERATE. Turn bowl upside down on a plate and remove plastic wrap. Ice with Cool Whip or whipped cream. Serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom