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    Chocolate Truffle Cake Filling

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    6 mins

    5 mins

    1 min

    Mizchella's Note:

    This cake filling is so goooood, it made me close my eyes and say almost didnt make it into the cake (from Southern Living). I made this with the Darn Good Chocolate Cake and the Ganache recipe I posted.

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    • 4 (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, chopped
    • 6 tablespoons butter (not margarine)
    • 6 tablespoons whipping cream
    • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted


    1. 1
      Microwave chocolate and butter at High for 1 minute or until melted, stirring once. (My microwave died so I did it on the stove in a double boiler, it works just as good).
    2. 2
      Stir in whipping cream.
    3. 3
      Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until blended and smooth.
    4. 4
      Cool. (Dont refrigerate too long because this will get too stiff -- trust me.just use your judgment.I left it in overnight -- uh oh!.).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 08, 2008


      DO NOT DO WHAT I DID: I stopped after adding 3/4 or 1 cup powdered sugar. It seemed sweet enough to me at that point. Since I didn't have a sifter, I had little lumps of sugar in the filling--I would recommend sifting! I put it in the fridge for 2 hours while I worked on the cake. The taste of the filling before putting it in the fridge reminded me of licking the batter spoon as a kid--so that's what I did. Yum! When I took it out of the fridge it had a thick consistency and I spread it onto the first layer of cake and placed my second layer on top. This is when DISASTER struck. As I was icing the second layer, the filling began to reach room temperature again and melted back into liquid consistency! Soon I was battling to keep the top layer from sliding off the cake as the filling oozed out the sides. I put it into the fridge hoping to cool the filling back to a thick consistency. I still had to adjust the top layer every few minutes to keep it from sliding completely off until finally the filling cooled down. The taste was pretty good, but I guess unless you put all the sugar in, it won't get thick enough. So for me, this recipe would probably be too sweet--though it did seem to mellow a little in the fridge. Anyway, good luck, and don't do what I did!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Truffle Cake Filling

    Serving Size: 1 (589 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1503.7
    Calories from Fat 703
    Total Fat 78.1 g
    Saturated Fat 48.3 g
    Cholesterol 175.1 mg
    Sodium 308.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 213.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
    Sugars 203.2 g
    Protein 4.1 g

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