15 Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons natural unsweetened cocoa (not Dutch-process)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened (1 stick)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large whole eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 large egg yolk, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Optional flavorings for 1 batch frosting: 2 tablespoons coffee liqueur, eau de vie (fruit brandy such as: framboise, a raspberry-flavored brandy), or dark rum; or 1/2 teaspoon mint extract or orange extract
  • Fresh raspberries, colorful candies, or chopped pistachios (optional)
Nutrition
337
17% daily value
12 servings
                                       
                                            low-​sodium, vegetarian
     

Fat

31% 20

Saturated

61% 12

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 6

Polyunsaturated

- 1

Carbs

13% 39

Carbs (net)

- 36

Fiber

10% 2

Sugars

- 27

Sugars, added

- 27

Protein

8% 4

Cholesterol

29% 87

Sodium

5% 131

Calcium

4% 37

Magnesium

10% 40

Potassium

3% 148

Iron

9% 2

Zinc

7% 1

Phosphorus

14% 99

Vitamin A

16% 144

Vitamin C

0% 0

Thiamin (B1)

9% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

11% 0

Niacin (B3)

5% 1

Vitamin B6

3% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

10% 40

Folate (food)

- 13

Folic acid

- 16

Vitamin B12

6% 0

Vitamin D

131% 20

Vitamin E

4% 1

Vitamin K

2% 2

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 29
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