Double Chocolate bundt cake

Nancy Thomas


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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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 large
egg whites
1 large
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


2Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare (I use Bakers Joy) 12" Bundt style cake pan
3In med bowl stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. (If using the powdered buttermilk mix, add in this step)
4In a 2 cup measuring cup, mix cocoa, instant coffee powder and hot water until blended. Set aside
5In 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
6Reduce speed back to low, beat in cocoa mixture, melted chocolate & Vanilla
7Slowly 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.
8Beat until just combined, scraping bowl occasionally with a rubber spatula
9Pour batter into bundt pan & bake 45-50 min (time may vary depending on your oven)or until toothpick insterted in middle comes out clean.
10Cool in pan for 10 minutes then loosen cake & invert onto a wire rack. Cool completely
12In 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.
13Add vanilla & stir well.
14Spread or Drizzle on cake, letting it run down the sides.
15Strawberry Garnish & Chocolate dipped Strawberries are Optional.

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Course/Dish: Cakes