Basil Mascarpone Buttercream Frosted Chocolate Cake

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18Ingredients
600Calories
70Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil (flavorless, like canola)
  • 1 cup buttermilk (or whole milk)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 10 fresh basil leaves (torn)
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces mascarpone
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • fresh basil leaves
  • marzipan (kneaded with a bit of green food coloring and cut into leaf shapes)
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NutritionView more

600Calories
Sodium27%DV650mg
Fat48%DV31g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs26%DV79g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories600Calories from Fat280
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat31g48%
Saturated Fat14g70%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol90mg30%
Sodium650mg27%
Potassium210mg6%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat280
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate79g26%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars61g122%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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