Blackout Cake From California (Freeport Bakery)

Baking By FlowerGirlMN Updated 4 Jan 2009 , 6:12am by FlowerGirlMN

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FlowerGirlMN Posted 28 Dec 2008 , 3:32am
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Hey guys,

I have a couple, where the Bride is originally from California.

She is hoping that I can recreate her favorite cake, which is this "Blackout" cake from Freeport Bakery.

Here is the description: "a very rich, very dense sour cream chocolate cake with creamy blackout frosting."

Has anyone had this cake, and have any recipes or tips on making something like it?

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FlowerGirlMN Posted 28 Dec 2008 , 7:28pm
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Anyone?

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tcbalgord Posted 28 Dec 2008 , 7:40pm
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I did a search and here is the recipe I saw the most of....
http://www.recipezaar.com/Chocolate-Blackout-Cake-55861

I have never tried blackout cake before, but it sounds to die for!

HTH and good luck

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Joyful1216 Posted 30 Dec 2008 , 3:58am
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I have never tried a blackout cake, but Cooks Country has a recipe online
http://www.cookscountry.com/pwlogin.asp?did=3680&area=recipe&iseason=

I hope someone has better information for you!

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kissylips Posted 30 Dec 2008 , 4:09am
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Cheesecake Factory used to sell a blackout cake, not sure if they still do. It was so rich, it made your toes curl. YUM.

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want2bcupcakequeen Posted 30 Dec 2008 , 4:09am
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Sorry, I don't have the recipe, but Freeport Bakery is just down the street from me! It was funny to see it on CC.

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all4cake Posted 30 Dec 2008 , 4:20am
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FlowerGirlMN Posted 30 Dec 2008 , 4:22am
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They sent a sample and we tried it earlier.. the cake is just a plain chocolate mix cake! LOL

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fondantgrl Posted 30 Dec 2008 , 4:30am
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I live in sacramento ca , where Freeport bakery is.. I will go there and try that cake.

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playingwithsugar Posted 30 Dec 2008 , 12:35pm
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If they're using cake mix, then that's not a real blackout cake. Ask any New Yorker on CC. A blackout cake has a rich, moist, dense cake in it.

Try the recipes instead. You'll enjoy it much more.

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fondantgrl Posted 31 Dec 2008 , 4:52am
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Freeport Bakery do NOT use mix... they are a very reputable bakery..
Here is a photo of their Black Out Cake Blackout Cake
A very rich, very dense sour cream chocolate cake with creamy blackout frosting.

1/8, 1/4 and 1/2 sheet cakes only.
Full sheets available on special request.. to place an order call: 916 4424256
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nickshalfpint Posted 3 Jan 2009 , 10:10pm
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I was lucky enough to try that cake, and It's sooooo good. Definitely not a cake mix. I loved the frosting, it was so chocolaty and delicious!

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FlowerGirlMN Posted 4 Jan 2009 , 6:12am
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The slice they mailed me totally tasted like a mix? Weird.

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