Miami Beach Cake

Suzanne Larsen


I got this cake recipe several years ago from a cooking show. It's a little involved, but very delicious.


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30 Min
40 Min


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6 oz
chocolate chips
1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/3 c
butter, melted
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
1/2 c
1 1/2 c
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
1 c
heavy cream (whipping cream)

How to Make Miami Beach Cake


  • 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • 2Place two ounces of the chocolate chips in a microwave-proof bowl.
  • 3Microwave the chips, one minute at a time, slightly stirring after each minute until the chips are completely melted.
  • 4Combine the graham cracker crumbs and the melted butter.
  • 5Into the graham cracker crumb mixture, stir in the walnuts and the remainder of the chocolate chips. Set aside.
  • 6In a separate bowl, sift the flour with the soda and salt.
  • 7Add the butter and cream well.
  • 8Gradually add the sugar; cream well.
  • 9Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
  • 10Blend in the melted chips and the vanilla.
  • 11At a low speed, add the dry ingredients alternating with the buttermilk. *Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
  • 12Pour into a 13x9 greased and floured pan.
  • 13Sprinkle the cake batter with the reserved crumb mixture.
  • 14Bake 30-40 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  • 15Remove the cake from the oven and let cool completely.
  • 16In a clean bowl, beat the heavy cream with two tablespoons of sugar until stiff peaks form.
  • 17Frost the cake.
  • 18Cover the cake and refrigerate until you are ready to serve.

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About Miami Beach Cake

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

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