Tuxedo Cake

Yield: serves 10-12

Ingredients:

1 and 3/4 cups (220g) all-purpose flour (spoon & leveled)
3/4 cup (65g) unsweetened natural cocoa powder
1 and 3/4 cups (350g) granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons espresso powder (optional)*
1/2 cup (120ml) canola or vegetable oil
2 large eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup (180g) full fat sour cream, at room temperature
1/2 cup (120ml) buttermilk, at room temperature*
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup (120ml) hot water or coffee*

White Chocolate Ganache

three 4 ounce (340g) white chocolate bars, finely chopped*
1/2 cup (120ml) heavy cream

Chocolate Silk Frosting

1 cup (230g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
4 and 1/2 cups (540g) confectioners’ sugar
3/4 cup (65g) unsweetened natural or dutch-process cocoa powder*
1/2 cup (120ml) heavy cream or whole milk
1 Tablespoon light corn syrup or honey*
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
optional for garnish: fresh raspberries and mint

 

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