Quadruple Chocolate Cake

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Leila Hutchins

By
@LeilaHutchins

This cake is so rich you may need to have coffee on hand.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

BETTY CROCKER SUPER MOIST TRIPLE CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE MIX

CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c
butter, softened
2 tsp
vanilla
6 1/2 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1/3 c
unsweetened cocoa power
1 to 2 Tbsp
milk

CHOCOLATE GLAZE

2 oz
semisweet chocolate pieces
1 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
whipping cream
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1 tsp
vanilla

How to Make Quadruple Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bake cake per directions on box. Freeze layers.
  • 2Chocolate cream cheese frosting:
    Beat together the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
    Gradually add 2 cups sifted powdered sugar and cocoa powder, beating well.
    Gradually beat in remaining powered sugar until smooth.
    Beat in milk to reach spreading consistency.
    Makes about 3 ½ cups frosting.
  • 3Chocolate glaze:
    In a heavy saucepan combine chocolate and butter over low heat stirring constantly until chocolate begins to melt.
    Immediately remove from heat; stir until smooth. Set aside.
    In another saucepan stir together whipping cream and corn syrup. Bring mixture to gentle boil.
    Reduce heat. Cook, uncovered for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
    Stir in chocolate mixture. Cool to room temperature before using to decorate cake. Makes about 2/3 cup.
  • 4Helpful hint:
    Place glaze in refrigerator to cool, but check often until a thread holds its shape.

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About Quadruple Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American