Chocolate Cream Cake Recipe

1
Ann Simmons

By
@AngelJasonsMom

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
20
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Chocolate Cream Cake Recipe

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare 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.
  • 2For 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.
  • 3Split cake into two horizontal layers; spread filling over bottom cake layer. Top with remaining cake layer.
  • 4For 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.
  • 5Remove 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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About Chocolate Cream Cake Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy