Mile-High Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Buttercream recipes

Mile-High Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Buttercream recipes
24 Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups hot water
  • 3/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder (such as Scharffen Berger)
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 2/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening (preferably nonhydrogenated), room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 5 large egg whites
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, diced, room temperature
  • 5 ounces high-quality milk chocolate (such as Lindt), chopped
  • 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate (54% to 60% cacao), chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, room temperature
  • candy
Nutrition
915
46% daily value
16 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

97% 63

Saturated

181% 36

Trans

- 2

Monounsaturated

- 14

Polyunsaturated

- 4

Carbs

29% 86

Carbs (net)

- 83

Fiber

12% 3

Sugars

- 66

Sugars, added

- 64

Protein

16% 8

Cholesterol

62% 186

Sodium

11% 265

Calcium

44% 443

Magnesium

11% 46

Potassium

6% 260

Iron

13% 2

Zinc

9% 1

Phosphorus

26% 181

Vitamin A

35% 316

Vitamin C

0% 0

Thiamin (B1)

16% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

21% 0

Niacin (B3)

9% 1

Vitamin B6

4% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

18% 71

Folate (food)

- 16

Folic acid

- 32

Vitamin B12

11% 0

Vitamin D

6% 1

Vitamin E

11% 2

Vitamin K

6% 8
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