Decadent Dark Chocolate Cake With Ganache Frosting

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by thefoodcritic

I got this recipe at a friends bridal shower. It was gorgeously surrounded by red rose pedal on a pedestool platter. It is really easy and tastes like you spent hours on it.

Top Review by FQuintanilla

This recipe was my first attempt ever at making a cake.. not from a box. And.. it was awesome and turned out perfect. The only thing I realize I did wrong was not add the whipping cream to the cake mixture, but it was still perfect. I used a dark chocolate for the ganache.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. grease and flour pans. Combine dry ingredients. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in 1 Cup boiling water. (batter will be thin) Pour into pans. Bake 30 minutes at about 350. cool and freeze cake.
  2. For the chocolate ganache frosting: combine chocolate chips and heated whipping cream and stir until smooth. Put over the frozen cake and the ganache will set faster. Store in the fridge.

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