Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

I felt it was only appropriate to make something that was covered in chocolate and strawberries for Valentines day!

Ingredients:

for cake
1 3/4 Cup cake flour
2 Cups granulated sugar
1/2 Cup of unsalted butter melted
3/4 Cup of unsweetened dark chocolate cocoa powder
2 Large eggs
1 Cup of butter milk (1 Cup of milk + Tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar, set aside for 5 mins)
2 Teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
1 Teaspoon of course salt
2 Teaspoons of baking powder
1 1/2 Teaspoons of baking soda
Pinch of cayenne pepper
1 Cup of fresh hot coffee

for dark chocolate buttercream
1 1/2 Cups of room temperature unsalted butter
4 Cups of powdered sugar
3/4 Cups of unsweetened dark chocolate cocoa powder
5 Tablespoons of heavy whipping cream
2 Teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
1 Teaspoon of course salt

for ganache drip
12 Ounces of chocolate chips
1 1/2 Cups of heavy whipping cream

sliced strawberries + sprinkles for topping

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