Chocolate Strawberry Cake

This doctored mix cake combines classic flavors of chocolate, strawberries and whipped cream. Extra indulgent, with layers of ganache, this cake is perfect for any chocolate lover.

My Dad hates fondant so for Father’s Day I decided to make a chocolate strawberry cake with ganache and whipped cream filling, he loved it!!

Ingredients

  • 1 Duncan Hines® Chocolate Swiss Cake Mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 250 grs Hershey’s semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cup Richs® Whipped Cream
  • 2 cups strawberries

Directions

For the cake: 

  1. Make the cake according to the instructions on the box, just adding 1 extra egg and 50 grs of Hershey’s semi sweet chocolate chips melted in the microwave with 2 tablespoons of butter. 
  2. Bake in two 25cm diameter pans according to instructions. Cool in a rack.
For the Ganache:
  1. Place 200 grams chocolate chips in a bowl, set aside. 
  2. In a sauce pan boil 3/4 of Richs® Whipped Cream and 2 tablespoons of butter, pour into the chocolate chips, whisk until smooth.
  3. Pour over the cakes.
For the filling:
  1. In a small bowl beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
  2. Fill the cake and layer some strawberries 
  3. Put the other cake on top and finish with more whipped cream and strawberries. 
  4. Easy and delicious!!!

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