Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
Recipe by Lainey39

The sour cream in this cake makes it extra-rich. Recipe is from Woman's World. To melt chocolate chips, microwave on high for 1 minute, stirring every 15 seconds. Prep time includes cooling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; coat 3 (9-inch) round pans with cooking spray.
  2. Stir coffee granules into 1 cup water.
  3. At low speed, beat cake mix, eggs, sour cream and coffee mixture until combined.
  4. Increase speed to medium-high; beat 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in mini chips.
  6. Divide batter between pans.
  7. Bake 20-22 minutes or until pick inserted into centers comes out clean.
  8. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to racks; cool.
  9. At medium-high speed, beat butter and melted chips until fluffy.
  10. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar, then milk; beat 2 minutes.
  11. Place 1 cup frosting in pastry bag with large rosette tip.
  12. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; spread with 3/4 cup frosting.
  13. Top with second cake layer; spread with 3/4 cup frosting.
  14. Top with remaining layer; spread top and sides of cake with remaining frosting.
  15. Pipe rosettes around edge of cake.
  16. If desired, sprinkle with chocolate sprinkles.

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