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kahlua white chocolate valentine cake

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Recipe by
Priscilla Wooten
Douglasville, GA
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Ingredients For kahlua white chocolate valentine cake

  • 1.75 c
    whipping cream
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    instant coffee powder
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 6 Tbsp
    milk, room temperature
  • 1
    egg, separated
  • 1
  • 1 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted and softened
  • pinch
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1.33
    cake flour, sifted
  • 1/2 c
    whipping cream
  • 2 oz
    white chocolate
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3.5 oz
    white chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 c

How To Make kahlua white chocolate valentine cake

  • 1
    WHITE CHOCOLATE GANACHE: Prepare ganache before mixing and baking cake to allow it to chill.
  • 2
    In large bowl of electric mixer, combine cream and chocolate; set over simmering water until chocolate is melted and stir until smooth.
  • 3
    Refrigerate at least 4-5 hours, stirring occasionally, until very thick; add vanilla and beat until stiff.
  • 4
    CAKE: In small bowl set over simmering water, melt chocolate and cream together; stir until smooth, then set aside to cool completely.
  • 5
    In large bowl of electric mixer, beat batter until fluffy.
  • 6
    Gradually beat in 3/4 cup sugar; beat in whole egg and egg yolk until smooth.
  • 7
    Stir in cooled chocolate.
  • 8
    Alternately stir in dry ingredients and milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients and blending thoroughly after each addition.
  • 9
    In small bowl, whisk egg white with \"just a pinch\" of salt until soft peaks form.
  • 10
    Whisk in remaining 1/4 cup sugar, beating until very thick and glossy and mixture falls from whisk in heavy ribbon; gently fold egg white into batter.
  • 11
    Pour batter into 8 or 9 inch heart shaped cake pan which has been lined with butter and floured waxed paper.
  • 12
    Bake on center shelf of oven at 350 degrees about 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean; cool in pan 10 minutes.
  • 13
    Turn out of pan, if necessary, first trim any excess crust away from pan rim, and carefully peel away paper; cool completely.
  • 14
    Transfer cake to serving plate; using wood pick, poke holes about 1 inch deep and at about 1 inch intervals in top of cake - Frost with white chocolate ganache.
  • 15
    KAHLUA SYRUP: In small saucepan, combine water, coffee powder and sugar; stir over low heat to dissolve coffee and sugar.
  • 16
    Bring to boil and pour into small bowl.
  • 17
    Add kahlua and stir to blend; cool.

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