Item# WLRECIP-665

Chocolate Strawberry Layer Cake

Item No. WLRECIP-665
Amount
8 servings
Skill Level
None

This decadent chocolate strawberry cake takes a chic twist on a traditional dessert. Rich chocolate ganache, strawberry-infused whipped cream and sliced strawberries are sandwiched in between each layer for a delicious pop of color and flavor in every bite. The unfrosted element to this chocolate cake also allows guests a sneak peek at the mouth-watering contents inside. This naked chocolate strawberry cake is the ultimate treat for Valentine’s Day dessert or a chocolate cake lover’s birthday.

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Whipped Cream

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  • 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries, pureed and strained

Cake

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  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Chocolate Ganache

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  • 4 ounces milk chocolate, chopped

Decoration

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  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries, sliced + additional for garnish

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