Giant Chocolate Cake with Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache and Edible Flowers

Epicurious
18Ingredients
550Calories
75Minutes

Ingredients

  • vegetable oil spray (Nonstick)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (room temperature, cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 ounces unsweetened chocolate (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup butter (chilled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • edible flowers (*, for decoration)
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NutritionView more

550Calories
Sodium13%DV320mg
Fat46%DV30g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs24%DV71g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories550Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat30g46%
Saturated Fat18g90%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol115mg38%
Sodium320mg13%
Potassium300mg9%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat270
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate71g24%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars47g94%
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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