Miami Beach Birthday Cake

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 9-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Grease and flour 2 9-inch layer pans.
  • Melt 1/3 cup chocolate chips and set aside.
  • Combine graham creacker crumbs and melted butter.
  • Stir in walnuts and 2/3 cups chocolate chips; set aside.
  • In separate bowl, combine flour with baking soda and salt.
  • In large mixing bowl, cream butter and gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar- cream til light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla.
  • At low speed, alternately add dry (flour mixture) ingredients and buttermilk (begin and end with dry ingredients) and mixing well after each addition.
  • Pour into pans and sprinkle with graham cracker crumb mixture.
  • Bake 375 for 30-40 minutes, until cake springs back when touched in center.
  • Allow to cool before frosting.
  • For whipped cream:.
  • Beat cream with 2 tablespoons sugar until stiff.
  • Frost center and sides of cake. Not supposed to frost top, but can if you'd like.
  • Refrigerate.
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