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1 hr 20 mins
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- 1 1/4 cups cake flour
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 5 ounces unsalted butter
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee
- 2 cups dark chocolate ganache
- 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup sugar, divided
- 2 1/2 cups milk, divided
- 1 large egg
- 2 large egg yolks
- 1For the Pudding: Melt chocolate and butter in bowl over simmering water.
- 2In medium bowl, whisk cornstarch, cocoa, and 1/4 cup of the sugar into 1/2 cup of the milk.
- 3Then whisk in eggs and yolks.
- 4In saucepan bring 2 cups of milk and 1/4 cup of sugar just to a simmer.
- 5Temper with egg mixture, return all to pan and whisk constantly until bubbles boil up for 3 seconds.
- 6Remove from heat and strain.
- 7Thoroughly mix in melted chocolate.
- 8Cover surface with plastic.
- 9Cool for 1 hour then refrigerate.
- 10For the Cake: Preheat oven to 350.
- 11Spray and line with parchment 1 8-inch cake pan.
- 12Tripple sift together: flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
- 13Cream butter and sugar.
- 14Add eggs one at a time until incorporated.
- 15Beat until light and fluffy- 6 minutes Mix liquid ingredients together.
- 16Alternately beat in wet and dry ingredients.
- 17Pour into cake pan.
- 18Bake until tests done.
- 19About 30-40 minutes.
- 21Make ganache.
- 22Let sit until spreadable.
- 23Turn cake out of pan.
- 24Trim top to flatten (save scraps) and slice into 3 layers.
- 25Toast scraps on sheetpan for 5 minutes, cool and process coarsley in food processor.
- 26Spread pudding between layers, frost with ganache and coat sides with crumbs.
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Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Blackout Cake
Serving Size: 1 (2032 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 4453.3
- Calories from Fat 1806
- Total Fat 200.6 g
- Saturated Fat 116.8 g
- Cholesterol 1721.7 mg
- Sodium 3275.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 621.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 24.4 g
- Sugars 409.5 g
- Protein 82.9 g
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