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double chocolate bundt cake

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Recipe by
Nancy Thomas
Keithville, LA

Been battin this idea around in my head for a while. Was just waitin for the right time to make it, so I did for my daughters birthday on July 1. Since she is 7 mos pregnant, it went over quite well with her. The strawberry garnish is optional. Just made for a really pretty picture.

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Ingredients For double chocolate bundt cake

  • CAKE
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    instant espresso coffee powder ir instant coffee
  • 3/4 c
    hot water
  • 2 c
  • 1/3 c
    cooking oil (i use canola)
  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • 1 lg
  • 1 oz
    (1 square) unsweetened (melted) chocolate
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk (i use the powder kind per can directions)
  • 3/4 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make double chocolate bundt cake

  • 1
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare (I use Bakers Joy) 12" Bundt style cake pan
  • 3
    In med bowl stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. (If using the powdered buttermilk mix, add in this step)
  • 4
    In a 2 cup measuring cup, mix cocoa, instant coffee powder and hot water until blended. Set aside
  • 5
    In large bowl with mixer on low, beat sugar, oil egg whites and whole egg until blended. Increase speed to high & beat until creamy, @ min or so
  • 6
    Reduce speed back to low, beat in cocoa mixture, melted chocolate & Vanilla
  • 7
    Slowly add in flour mixture alternating between it & buttermilk (If using the liquid, If using the powder add the amount of water called for on package)beginning and ending with flour mix.
  • 8
    Beat until just combined, scraping bowl occasionally with a rubber spatula
  • 9
    Pour batter into bundt pan & bake 45-50 min (time may vary depending on your oven)or until toothpick insterted in middle comes out clean.
  • 10
    Cool in pan for 10 minutes then loosen cake & invert onto a wire rack. Cool completely
  • 11
  • 12
    In a double boiler (if you don't have one, a glass bowl over a saucepan works well)over hot but not boiling water, combine chocolate chips, butter and corn syrup. Stir until melted & smooth.
  • 13
    Add vanilla & stir well.
  • 14
    Spread or Drizzle on cake, letting it run down the sides.
  • 15
    Strawberry Garnish & Chocolate dipped Strawberries are Optional.

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