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Decadent Chocolate Cake

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Definitely a treat! Rich, dark and chocolately with a hint of coffee. Got the recipe from the March/April issue of the Foodtown magazine.


Serves: 0

For the Cake

  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup strong coffee
  • 1 cup light sour cream

For the Chocolate Mousse Filling

  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • ¼ cup cream
  • ¼ cup whipped cream

For the Chocolate Ganache

  • 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • ½ cup cream


Decadent Chocolate Cake is a community recipe submitted by chilipepper and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

Cake :

  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Line two 9 inch cake pans.
  • Beat butter and sugar till light and creamy.
  • Add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla.
  • Sift dry ingredients together and add.
  • Add sour cream and coffee.
  • Pour into cake pans and bake for 30-40 min. Cool cakes and remove from tins.
  • Place one layer on serving plate add choc mouse filling.
  • Place second layer on top and cover with choc ganache.
  • Chocolate Mousse Filling

  • Melt chocolate and 1/4 cup cream in saucepan or microwave.
  • Stir until smooth. Cool.
  • Add whipped cream and refrigerate for 20 mins.
  • Chocolate Ganache

  • Melt chocolate and cream in saucepan or microwave.
  • Stir until smooth. Cool
  • Spread over cake
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