Chocolate Pound Cake - Vapor Solutions Tx

Chocolate pound cake

Traditional chocolate pound cake is moist and silky a luscious chocolate frosting adds rich chocolate flavor to this chocolate bundt cake this simple and delicious double chocolate pound cake is excellent for dessert

2¼ cups 270 g all purpose flour ¾ cup 60 g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1½ cups 339 g unsalted butter 2 cups 400 g granulated sugar ¾ cup 150 g light brown sugar 5 large eggs 2 teaspoons 10 ml vanilla extract ¼ cup 59 ml brewed espresso ¾ cup 180 g sour cream ingredients

– 1 cup 120 g powdered sugar – 2 tablespoons 10 g cocoa powder – 2 tablespoons 28 g unsalted butter melted – 3 4 tablespoons 45 60 ml half and half heavy cream or milk

Heat oven to 325 f 163 c move the middle rack to the lowest oven rack mix flour dutch cocoa powder baking powder and salt in a large bowl instructions medium brush stroke 1

Beat butter and sugars till light and frothy in a stand mixer basin with whisk attachment this takes 2–3 minutes at medium pace medium brush stroke 2

Sift dry ingredients into wet mixture and alternate with brewed espresso and sour cream until batter is just mixed by hand or on low speed scoop chocolate pound cake batter evenly into the bundt pan medium brush stroke 3

Bake the pound cake bundt for 60–70 minutes until a toothpick put into the center of the double chocolate cake comes out with moist crumbs cool the cake in the loaf pan for 10 minutes medium brush stroke 4

Put a serving dish or cooling rack on top of the bundt pan invert the pan so the bundt cake is on the bottom to remove cake pieces and lift the pan gently tap around it cool thoroughly before adding chocolate frosting medium brush stroke 5

Ix powdered sugar cocoa powder melted butter and halfandhalf combine smoothly by whisking add more halfandhalf or powdered sugar for a thinner or thicker chocolate glaze medium brush stroke 6

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