The Best Chocolate Cake

 

The Best Chocolate Cake -  It’s chocolatey and so moist it borders on fudgey, but still light and crumbed enough in texture to constitute a cake.

Recipe: The Best Chocolate Cake

Summary: It’s chocolatey and so moist it borders on fudgey, but still light and crumbed enough in texture to constitute a cake.

Ingredients

Chocolate Cassis Cake:

  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch-process)
  • 1 1/2 cups brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup Cassis
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream

  • 10 egg whites
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 lbs butter (8 sticks), cut into pieces
  • 1 ½ tablespoon pure vanilla extract

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