Chocolate Cake (The Best)

Chocolate Cake (The Best)

  • Preparation 40 min
  • Cooking 55 min
  • Cooling 3 h
  • Servings 10
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free
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Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 3 cups (750 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt
    • 4 oz (115 g) dark chocolate (64% cocoa), chopped
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) cocoa powder, sifted
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) boiling water
    • 1 cup (250 ml) canola oil
    • 3 eggs 

    • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar
    • 1 cup (250 ml) brown sugar
    • 1 cup (250 ml) sour cream
  • Dark Chocolate Ganache

    • 14 oz (390 g) dark chocolate (64% cocoa), chopped
    • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) 35% cream
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) corn syrup

Preparation

  • Cake

  • Dark Chocolate Ganache

  • Assembly

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