seamusis20 Posted 11 Mar 2013 , 2:44am
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AI have a giant cup cake pan but although I have many chocolate cake recipes , they are all too soft to hold up. I was thinking maybe a chocolate pound cake ( I like to use melted chocolate-not cocoa in my choc cake recipes for flavor). Does anyone have a good chocolate cake recipe that will hold in form once decorated?

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Sassyzan Posted 11 Mar 2013 , 3:53am
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AToba Garrett's chocolate fudge cake. It's on epicurious.

seamusis20 Posted 11 Mar 2013 , 12:40pm
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AWell I've made it & I have to say its very rich & fudgy. My husband said he would love it warm with cream as a dessert. Not quite the cake I'm after but close if it wasn't so fudgy. Beautiful flavour. I used 1 espresso (30ml)to give an extra coffee kick & reduced the buttermilk by 30ml. Tastes great but not suitable for what I need. I think I need something a little more like a pound cake texture. Thanks for putting me on to that one in any case. Any other ideas?

GF Mommy Posted 14 Mar 2013 , 4:24am
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AJoy of Baking has a good chocolate pound cake recipe. It does use cocoa.

seamusis20 Posted 16 Mar 2013 , 12:15pm
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AThanks GF Mommy, I'll check it out. ::-D

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