Total Time
55mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 20 mins

From Great American Recipes, International Masters Publishers

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the base of two 8" round cake pans. Line with parchment. Combine butter, sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and eggs in a large bowl. Using an electric mixer on med. speed, beat until smooth. Beat 2 minutes Divide batter between pans.
  2. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick test comes clean. Cool in pans 1 minute Turn out onto racks, peel off parchment, and cool completely.
  3. For frosting, heat heavy cream just until it comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Add broken semisweet chocolate and stir until melted. Let cool. Chill for 30 mins., then whisk until thickened to a spreadable consistency. Use one third of frosting between layers and rest to frost top and sides of cake. Sprinkle grated white chocolate on top.