Kahlua White Chocolate Valentine Cake

Kahlua White Chocolate Valentine Cake Recipe

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Priscilla Wooten


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1.75 c
whipping cream
3.5 oz
white chocolate, chopped
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract


2 oz
white chocolate
1/2 c
whipping cream
cake flour, sifted
1/2 tsp
baking powder
4 Tbsp
butter, unsalted and softened
1 c
egg, separated
6 Tbsp
milk, room temperature


3 Tbsp
1 tsp
instant coffee powder
1 tsp
1/4 c

How to Make Kahlua White Chocolate Valentine Cake


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

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About Kahlua White Chocolate Valentine Cake

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