Chocolate Coffee Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

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Preparation info

  • Yield:

    one

    8 inch , 3-layer Cake
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented

Baked Explorations

By Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito

Published 2010

  • About

The chocolate coffee cake is pure ego. It is a basic Baked creation that does not readily fit into any regional or historical category. It is a perennial customer favorite, and the recipe is requested often enough to demand inclusion in this book. The chocolate cake is dark, moist, and inviting, while the coffee buttercream filling and frosting is a bit adult without leaving an extreme coffee aftertaste. The entire three-layer affair is dressed in a thick, drippy, sexy chocolate ganache and