Truffle-Topped Chocolate Cake Recipe


Chocoholics rejoice! This Truffle-Topped Chocolate Cake Recipe is a rich and delicious dessert that is the perfect ending to any occasion or celebration. Topped with cocoa ganache and tasty handmade truffles, this elegant chocolate cake is a sweet way to show how much you care. Remember to make your truffles about a day ahead of time so the mix has time to set.
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Step 1

One day in advance, make truffles. Prepare Ganache and Truffles recipe following instructions for truffles. Chill 8 to 10 hours, or until firm.

Using cookie scoop, scoop truffles. Roll into balls and dust with cocoa powder.

Step 2

Make cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two cake layers.

Torte, fill and stack cake. Crumb coat, letting some cake show through icing.

Step 3

Decorate cake. Prepare second batch Ganache and Truffles recipe, following instructions for ganache. Pour over cake; chill until set. Position truffles around cake.

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