Smoked Chocolate Cake Recipe

Smoked Chocolate Cake Recipe


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Popular in trendy Texas restaurants, this Smoked Chocolate Cake gets rave reviews. ~recipe by BB Bakes Sugar Art
Smoked Chocolate Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
servings
Smoked Chocolate Cake
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325º. Butter and flour (2) 6" round x 2" deep pans. Line bottom of pans with parchment paper.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl, heat the cream and pour over the smoked chocolate chips. Allow to sit for 5 minutes and whisk smooth; set aside to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together sugars and oil. Add egg, egg yolk, and extracts, whisk to combine.
  4. In a medium-bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and soda.
  5. In a measuring cup, mix and stir in coffee, raspberry liqueur and milk together.
  6. Gradually add flour mixture to sugar mixture, alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture; stirring until just combined after each addition.
  7. Whisk in smoked chips glaze until smooth.
  8. Divide batter between 2 (6-inch) or 1 (8-inch) round prepared pan. For best results, wrap pans with damp towel strips or use Wilton Even Strips. (See link in notes on 'How to Bake a Flat Cake.')
  9. Bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 35 - 40 minutes. Don't overbake.
  10. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove from pans and let cool completely on wire racks.
  11. Note: if NOT adding the raspberry liqueur, add another 1/3 cup brewed coffee. Total = 2/3 cup.
Doughnut Flavored Mini-Cakes

Doughnut Flavored Mini-Cakes


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Doughnut flavored mini-cakes filled with a Fresh Strawberry Cream and topped with a White Chocolate Ganache. A small batch recipe (2 cups) it's the perfect amount of batter to use with silicone baking molds. To make this recipe Gluten-Free: Measure-for-Measure (King Arthur's) flour. ~BB Bakes Sugar Art
Doughnut Flavored Mini-Cakes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18-20 minutes
Servings
mini-cakes
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18-20 minutes
Servings
mini-cakes
Ingredients
Doughnut Flavored Mini-Cakes
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350º. Lightly coat a silicone baking mold with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl using a hand mixer beat together sugar and egg until light yellow in color.
  3. Whisk together vegetable oil, milk and vanilla extract. Add to egg/sugar mixture and mix to combine.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl combine and whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Add dry mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix on low-speed until combined and batter is smooth. Don't overmix.
  6. Distribute batter evenly between the 6 silicone molds.
  7. Bake at 350º for 18-20 minutes or until the tops of the mini-cakes are firm to touch and a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Allow mini-cakes to cool in the silicone baking mold; wrap the with saran wrap;refrigerate until time to assemble.
  9. To assemble mini-cakes: with the cakes in the silicone baking mold, level the tops with a bread knife. Flip over and carefully remove mini-cakes from mold. Add filling to one of the cakes and top with a 2nd cake. Glaze with white chocolate ganache.
  10. Mini-Cakes Topper Drip Border: use melted candy melts around the edge/perimeter of the top only.
  11. Recipes for Strawberry Cream Filling and White Chocolate Ganache @BB Bakes Sugar Art

BB’s Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes


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BB's Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes are spongy & delicious! Perfect to bake ahead of time & decorate for parties or events. ~BB Bakes Sugar Art
Servings
30
Ingredients
Servings
30
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In the mixing bowl put water, vanilla bean paste, melted butter and sour cream. With the paddle attachment, mix on low-speed until combined.
  2. With the mixer on low-speed, add eggs one at a time, until combined.
  3. Combine cake mix, sugar, cake flour and salt into a large bowl. Add the ingredients to the mixer on low-speed until combined.
  4. Mix with the paddle attachment on low-speed for 2-minutes or until most of the lumps are worked out. It is not necessary to work out all the lumps. Do not overmix.
  5. Pour into cupcake baking cups. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 - 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center come out clean or the cupcake is firm to touch. Do not overbake.
  6. Cool for 10-minutes in the pan, sitting on a wire rack. Take the cupcakes out of the pan and allow to cool for 4-hours; lightly covered in plastic wrap.
  7. Store in an air tight container in the fridge. When ready to decorate, allow the cupcakes to sit on the kitchen counter in the container, until the container is room temperature.
Recipe Notes

Use a basic chocolate cake mix. Avoid 'Moist' or 'Super Moist' titles on cake mixes as they tend to make dry, not spongy cupcakes.

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