Buttercream Filling for a "HoHo Cake"

Buttercream Filling For A Hoho Cake Recipe

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Colleen Smith

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@colleenclue

This recipe makes enough for a 3-layer cake or 2 2-layer cakes. Can be halved for one 2-layer cake. Really good if you melt chocolate chips and butter and drizzle over the top of the cake to make a HOHO cake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/3 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1
    chocolate cake

How to Make Buttercream Filling for a "HoHo Cake"

Step-by-Step

  1. Bake your favorite chocolate cake according to recipe or directions for a mix. (I use Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge.)
  2. Gradually whisk milk and cornstarch together in small saucepan until smooth.
    Cook over med/low heat whisking constantly until mixture thickens and boils.
    Place saucepan in large bowl of ice water, stirring occasionally, until mixture cools.
  3. Beat butter and shortening until creamy.
    Beat in sugar until light and fluffy.
    Add cooled cornstarch mixture and vanilla and beat until creamy.
  4. Spread filling between layers of chocolate cake and refrigerate 30 minutes to set the filling.
    Frost as desired (I make a chocolate ganache.)

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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