Decadent Chocolate Cake

Decadent Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Elsie Creason

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@ElsieC


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Ingredients

  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 3 oz
    unsweetened chocolate
  • 8 Tbsp
    sweet butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 c
    less 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • FROSTING INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Tbsp
    sweet butter
  • 3/4 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 6 Tbsp
    heavy cream
  • 1/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Decadent Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 10" tube pan.
  3. Pour boiling water over chocolate and butter; let stand until melted.
  4. Stir in vanilla and sugar, then whisk in egg yolks, one at a time, until blended well.
  5. Mix soda and sour cream and whisk into chocolate mixture.
  6. Mix flour and baking powder well, and add to batter, mixing thoroughly.
  7. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  8. Stir in a quarter of the egg whites thoroughly into the batter.
  9. Scoop the remaining egg whites on top of the batter and gently fold in.
  10. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  11. Set on the middle rack of the oven and bake for 40-50 minutes or until the edges have pulled away from the pan and the cake tester inserted comes out clean.
  12. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; unmold and cool completely before frosting.
  13. For Chocolate Frosting: Place all ingredients in a heavy saucepan and whisk until smooth over low heat.
  14. Cool slightly; add more sugar if necessary.
  15. Spread on cake while frosting is still warm.

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About Decadent Chocolate Cake

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




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