Squash Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

Squash Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

  • Preparation 55 min
  • Cooking 1 h 20 min
  • Cooling 3 h
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 8 to 10 servings
  • Freezes Yes

The flavours of fall are all up in this gorgeous cake recipe! Butternut squash blends together with cozy spices, and the whole is topped with a decadent dark chocolate ganache.

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Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 1 butternut squash, about 2.2 lb (1 kg), cubed
    • 1 ¾ cup (265 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • ½ tsp baking soda
    • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
    • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
    • ¼ tsp ground fennel seeds
    • 1 pinch ground cloves
    • 1 pinch ground black pepper
    • ¾ cup (170 g) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 ½ cups (315 g) brown sugar
    • 3 eggs
  • Ganache

    • 1 lb (450 g) dark chocolate, chopped
    • 1 ¾ cups (430 ml) 35% cream

Preparation

  • Cake

  • Ganache

  • Assembly

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