EASY CHOCOLATE CAKE

Watch and learn how to make this super easy brownie-like cake that’s topped with a rich, fudgy frosting. It’s every chocolate lover’s dream. Feel free to substitute the sour cream for plain yogurt or buttermilk.

Easy Chocolate Cake
Serves 12

You’ll need: One 8-inch round cake pan

Chocolate Cake
3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for pan
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup granulated white sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup sour cream
Sweetened whipped cream, for serving (optional)
Chocolate shavings, for serving (optional)

Fudgy Chocolate Glaze
4 ounces coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate
1/2 cup heavy cream

*** For directions please watch the video.

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TIRAMISU

Chocolate fans will cheer this twist on tiramisu: It has ladyfingers infused with cocoa instead of espresso and an ethereal filling of chocolate and cream cheese. One bite and you’ll be transported to your favorite trattoria. For an easier way to make traditional tiramisu, substitute cocoa for espresso and use cream cheese instead of the more expensive mascarpone. Watch and learn how to make this unbelievably creamy and rich double chocolate tiramisu is sure to become a new family favorite.

Double Chocolate Tiramisu
Yield: 10 servings

You’ll need: One 2-quart serving dish

2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for garnish
1-1/2 cups heavy cream
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 bar (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
3/4 cup granulated sugar
24 ladyfinger cookies (from a 7-ounce package)

*** For directions please watch the video.

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