Posts Tagged ‘chocolate pudding’

Blackout Cake

July 18, 2012

Blackout cake: layers of dark, moist chocolate cake,¬† chocolate pudding filling, bittersweet ganache frosting¬† and a final coating of chocolate cake crumbs. Chocolate layer cakes just don’t get more intensely, deeply chocolate than this.

Ebinger’s famous blackout cake is the stuff of legends (see here and here for nostalgic odes). No one knows the real recipe, but many have tried to replicate it. The original was chocolate cake, filled and frosted with chocolate pudding, but some recipes call for pudding filling and chocolate ganache frosting. A special feature of this cake is that the top and sides are encrusted with cake crumbs.

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