The Best-Best Chocolate Cake

The Best-Best Chocolate Cake

  • Preparation 45 min
  • Cooking 50 min
  • Cooling 1 h
  • Makes 8 to 10 servings
  • Freezes Yes

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Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 2 cups (300 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 cups (420 g) sugar
    • 1 cup (250 ml) buttermilk
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) canola oil
    • 2 tsp (10 ml) vanilla extract
    • 3/4 cup (75 g) cocoa powder
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) strongly brewed coffee, warm
  • Ganache

    • 1 3/4 cups (430 ml) 35% heavy cream
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) corn syrup
    • 16 oz (450 g) dark chocolate, chopped

Preparation

  • Ganache

  • Assembly

Note from Ricardo

This cake keeps well for up to 3 days at room temperature under a cake dome.

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