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Triple Layer Brownie Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julia Little

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups butter
6 squares 1 ounce each unsweetened chocolate
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 tsp salt

Frosting:
2 packages 8 oz each semisweet baking chocolate
3 cups heavy whipping cream
2 milk chocolate candy bars grated.

Directions:
Directions:
1 In a heavy saucepan or microwave melt butter and chocolate, stir until smooth. Stir in sugar. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine flour and salt, stir into chocolate mixture.
2. Pour into three greased and floured 9 inch round baking pans. Bake at 350 F. for 23-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire rack to cool completely.

For Frosting: Melt semisweet chocolate in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, gradually stir in cream until well blended Heat to a gentle boil, boil and stir for 1 minute. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until mixture reaches pudding like consistency, stirring occasionally. Beat until soft peaks form. Immediately spread between layers and over top and sides of cake sprinkle with grated chocolate. Store in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16-20

 

 

 

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