Perfect Chocolate Cake With Whipped Cream Filling

Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

A cake to die for! Three layered chocolate cake with a whipped cream filling between layers and frosted overall with a decadent chocolate frosting. Recipe found on another website.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. For Cake: Combine cocoa with boiling water and mix with a whisk, then cool completely.
  2. In another bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Grease 3 9" layer cake pans.
  5. In large bowl of electric mixer, beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla at high speed for 5 minutes.
  6. At low speed, beat in flour mixture in 4ths alternately with cocoa mixture in 3rds.
  7. Begin and end with flour mixture.
  8. Do not overbeat.
  9. Divide evenly in prepared pans and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  10. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then remove and cool on rack.
  11. For Filling: Whip cream, add sugar and vanilla.
  12. Beat until thick.
  13. For Frosting: In medium saucepan, combine chocolate chips, cream and butter.
  14. Stir over medium heat until smooth.
  15. Remove from heat and blend in powdered sugar with a whisk.
  16. In a bowl over ice, beat until it holds its shape.
  17. To assemble Cake: Place 1 layer top side down on large plate and spread with half the whipped cream.
  18. Place 2nd layer top side down on whipped cream and spread remaining whipped cream on top.
  19. Place 3rd cake layer on top, top side up.
  20. Frost sides and top of cake with chocolate frosting.
  21. Refrigerate for 1 hour or longer before serving.