Birthday Cake - Chocolate Cake with Sourcream Filling & Ganache Frosting

Birthday Cake - Chocolate Cake with Sourcream Filling & Ganache Frosting

Hello!! It was my Hubby's birthday on 5th Nov & ever since I started blogging I was waiting for this special occasion to bake this delicious cake all from scratch.  Both of us are chocolate lovers so thought why not make a super rich chocolaty cake thus Chocolate cake with Chocolate & Sour cream filling & Chocolate Ganache frosting.  Total Yum!! Coincidentally this happens to be my 75th post too!

Ingredients

  • For Chocolate cake (makes two 9 inch cakes)
  • 1 & 3/4 cup of all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 /2 cup of oil
  • 1 cup of hot & strong coffee
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For Sour-cream Filling:
  • 6 oz of semi sweet chocolate
  • 4-5 tbsp of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of Sour cream
  • 1 tbsp of corn syrup
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2 & 1/2 cups of powdered sugar
  • For chocolate Ganache:
  • 1 & 1/2 cups of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • Other requirement:
  • Two 9 inch round baking pans
  • Angled spatula
  • cake stand or serving plate
  • parchment paper (optional)
Read the whole recipe on Shweta in the Kitchen