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Reciperella´s Espresso Chocolate Cake

Reciperella´s Espresso Chocolate Cake

Reciperella´s Espresso Chocolate Cake

This is one of my favorite recipes, I wanted to make a cake with everything I like included and I made this cake.
Dark chocolate
Orange liquor

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Reciperella´s Espresso Chocolate Cake


For cake

1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup cocoa good quality
2 tbsp dark cocoa

For homemade buttermilk

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 cup whole milk

Wet Ingredients

1 cup very very strong coffee (if possible, 1 cup espresso) 1 cup canola oil
2 eggs L
2 tbsp vanilla extract

For Coffee Buttercream

4 cups confectioner´s sugar, sifted.
2 tbsp milk with 1 tbsp soluble coffee. Mixed.
1 cup butter at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract

For coffee Syrup

1 cup american coffee
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup orange liquor

For ganache

2 cups dark chocolate, good quality chopped
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tbsp corn syrup
1 tbsp almond or vanilla extract



First, mix the cup of milk with the apple cider vinegar. Set aside.


In a bowl, whisk together the dry cake ingredients


In the mixer, add the oil, the eggs, and vanilla. At medium speed


Then add black coffee, alternating with the dry ingredients and the buttermilk. It is a liquid mixture, bakes for 50 mins at 220 degrees.


Cool completely.


For frosting, beat all ingredients in a mixer till smooth.


For the syrup, boil the coffee and sugar, cool and set aside. When it is cold add the orange liqueur.


For the ganache, in a bowl, add all the ingredients and microwave for about 90 seconds. Mix and set aside.


To assemble the cake: Trim cakes level if needed. Add syrup and then frosting to top of one round then top with second cake and frost top and sides of cake. Refrigerate for 1 hour. (Refrigerating the cake is essential.)


Add ganache to cake and frost top and sides of cake. Refrigerate. You can make the cake the night before and you will have a delicious chocolate cake!

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