Buttercream Filling for a "HoHo Cake"

Buttercream Filling For A Hoho Cake Recipe

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Colleen Smith


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.

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2 Tbsp
1 c
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
1 c
1 1/3 tsp
pure vanilla extract
chocolate cake

How to Make Buttercream Filling for a "HoHo Cake"


  • 1Bake your favorite chocolate cake according to recipe or directions for a mix. (I use Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge.)
  • 2Gradually 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.
  • 3Beat butter and shortening until creamy.
    Beat in sugar until light and fluffy.
    Add cooled cornstarch mixture and vanilla and beat until creamy.
  • 4Spread 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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