FAMOUS BRICK STREET CHOCOLATE CAKE

Famous Brick Street Chocolate Cake. Everything you dream of: rich, dense chocolate cake. Surprise ingredients. And to-die-for ganache icing.

FAMOUS BRICK STREET CHOCOLATE CAKE

Ingredients
Cake:
  1. 2 cups sugar
  2. 1 cup butter, softened
  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  4. 3 large eggs
  5. 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  6. 1 cup baking cocoa, sifted
  7. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  9. 1/2 cup instant chocolate pudding mix (small box)
  10. 2 1/4 cups buttermilk
  11. 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Chocolate Icing:
  1. 1/2 cup water
  2. 1/2 cup butter
  3. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  4. 1 cup baking cocoa, sifted
  5. 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  6. 3 tablespoons heavy cream (more or less for consistency)

Instructions
Cake:
  • Preheat CONVECTION OVEN ONLY to 350°.
  • Beat sugar, butter & vanilla in large bowl.
  • Beat in eggs.
  • Mix in cake flour, baking cocoa, soda, salt, chocolate pudding mix and buttermilk.
  • Stir in semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  • Pour into greased tube pan.
  • Bake in CONVECTION OVEN ONLY at 350° for 60-70 minutes, until cake tester comes out clean.
  • Cool cake completely before icing.