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Chocolate Chip Cake

February 17, 2012

The easy and every day cake that your 5 or 6 year old can and will make for you. This simple cake can be more than you know.  Usually I make this cake with no frosting but for a Holiday this cake is a star.

Chocolate Chip Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C. Flour
  • 2 t. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 t. Salt
  • 1/2 C. Sugar
  • 1/2 C. Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 1/2 C. Whole Milk
  • 1 Lg. Egg
  • 1 C. Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Ganache (optional) See below for Recipe
  • Red Sugar Decors (optional

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and butter and 8″ round cake pan (may use square pan if not making heart
  2. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together in a lare bowl
  3. In a smaller bowl add the melted butter and stir inthe milk and egg and whisk well; add to the flour mixture and blend well
  4. Add the chocolate chips; stir well and pour into the prepared pan;bake for about 25 minutes; remove from oven and cool on a rack for 10 minutes; turn out onto serving plate
  5. Optional/pour the ganache slowly over cake and sprinkle with the decors

Ganache

Ingredients

  • 1 C. Heavy Cream
  • 1 T. Unsalted Butter
  • 9 oz. Bittersweet Chocolate (chopped
  • 1 t. Vanilla Extract

Preparation

  1. Heat the cream and butter in a medium saucepan on low until hot and butter is melted (mixture will form tiny bubbles-175 degrees); do not boil
  2. Remove pan from heat and add chocolate; whisk just until all the chcolated melts and ganache is smooth; stir in the vanilla
  3. Let cool to thicken slightly (approx. 30 min.)
  4. May be covered and refrigerated for 1 week/warm over low heat while stirring to soften

(Serves 8)

Recipe from www.cakerecipes-r-us.com

Stay tuned for the best chocolate cake “ever”.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. February 19, 2012 10:41

    Wow, looks rich and wonderful!

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