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“This is sinfully delicious! Easy to make and your family and guest will be begging for this recipe! Ghiradelli's chocolates are very smooth and so delicious! Ingredients and directions are both listed below. This recipe makes a 9" double layer cake. Source: Recipes from Ghirardelli Chocolate Company of San Francisco From: Sallie Austin”
1 9" layer cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the cake:.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F Measure the 6 dry ingredients into large mixer bowl. Mix on low 1 minute to combine. Add remaining ingredients, all at once. Mix on medium 1 minute, scraping down bowl, to blend mixture; beat on high for 3 minutes.
  3. Spread into 2 parchment lined or greased and lightly floured 9 by 1-1/2" round cake pans.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes; cool 5 minutes. Remove layers and cool on racks.
  5. When completely cool, frost with Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting. See below.
  6. For the frosting:
  7. In heavy saucepan on low heat, melt broken chocolate with butter, stirring constantly. Beat sugar with milk, vanilla, and salt until smooth. Add melted chocolate and beat until thick enough to spread on cake.

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