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triple chocolate cake recipe

A great Triple Chocolate Cake Recipe like this is truly therapy on a fork. If you have a girlfriend in need of some TLC you couldn’t find a better pick-me-up than this.

It's definitely only for serious chocoholics and I’ll admit it – I’m a serious chocoholic!

My distraction of choice is dense and rich with serious in-your-face chocolate flavor. That sums this amazing recipe up perfectly.

It’s adapted from a fabulous brownie recipe by Tish Boyle in her cookbook "The Good Cookie". If you like cookies you’ll love this book. I love to start with one recipe and morph it into something entirely different. You never know what you’ll discover along the way.

When you look at the ingredients you’ll probably do a double take at the amount of butter, but I did say this was rich and dense – definitely not a low calorie treat! Try the variations too – they are awesome.

ingredients

triple chocolate cake recipe

NOTE: All amounts are given in U.S. standard measures. Click here for international equivalents (page will open in a new browser window) .

here's what you do:

triple chocolate cake recipe

Preheat oven to 325° F and prepare 2 x 9 inch round cake pans by buttering and flouring the sides (with cocoa powder) and lining bottom of pan with a wax paper circle.

1.sift the flour and salt together on to a piece of parchment or wax paper.

2.heat the chopped chocolate and butter, in a microwave safe dish, on high for 1 minute intervals until melted. Stir after each minute.

3.transfer to your mixer bowl and, using the paddle attachment, mix in the cocoa powder and sugar on low speed until well blended.

4.add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each.

5.add the sour cream and vanilla and mix well.

6.add the dry ingredients and mix on low speed until just blended.

7.fold in the chocolate chips by hand.

8. pour 1/3 of the batter into one pan and 2/3 into the other and bake. Start checking the pans after 30 minutes and every 10 minutes after that, until a cake tester comes out clean.

9.cool in pan for 15 minutes then turn out onto rack and cool completely.

10.when completely cool, wrap well in cling wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour, then slice the thicker layer in two horizontally so that now you have three layers for filling and stacking.

variations on a theme

triple chocolate cake recipe

Here are some fabulous additions to this basic recipe that you really should try.

Chai Spice Triple Chocolate Cake

Pair Chai Spice Chocolate Ganache with this Triple Chocolate Cake Recipe are you have a truly memorable culinary experience.

Add to the basic recipe :

Chili Chocolate Cake

Even if you don’t like spicy foods, try this variation. I think you’ll be surprised. The chili adds richness to the chocolate experience.And to truly experience the difference you really have to have it with Spicy Chili Chocolate Ganache

Add to the basic recipe :

Mocha Triple Choc

Add to the basic recipe :


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