chocolate cream cake recipe

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Ann Simmons
from Lugoff, SC

Love this cake. My family calls it sinful! Another great taste of home recipe. Photo by Taste of Home.

serves 20
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chocolate cream cake recipe

  • 1
    package (18-1/4 ounces) devil's food cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    butter softened
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • glaze:
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    baking cocoa
  • 3 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 c
    cold water
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
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How To Make chocolate cream cake recipe

  • 1
    Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased and floured 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 2
    For filling, in a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. In a small saucepan, heat milk to 140°; cool for 2 minutes. Gradually add to the creamed mixture. Beat until sugar is dissolved. Stir in vanilla.
  • 3
    Split cake into two horizontal layers; spread filling over bottom cake layer. Top with remaining cake layer.
  • 4
    For glaze, in a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa and cornstarch. Gradually add water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 5
    Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla until glaze is smooth. Cool to lukewarm. Spread over top of the cake. Let stand until set. Refrigerate leftovers.

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