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Chocolate Raspberry Cake Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A Delicious Chocolate cake recipe, with sweet raspberry filling.

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup brewed coffee
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup cocoa
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
Filling
1 1/2 cups frozen or fresh raspberries
Lemon juice from one half a lemon
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 granulatedcup sugar
Garnish
Fresh raspberries
cocoa powder for dusting

Directions

Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F .

Lightly grease an 8x8 inch cake pan.

Place chocolate in a bowl, pour hot coffee over the chocolate and stir with a wire whisk until fully dissolved. Let cool slightly.

Sift together all purpose flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa in a bowl and keep aside.

In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add the oil, vanilla extract,

sugar and beat well to combine.

Add the buttermilk and flour cocoa mixture alternately in parts to combine with the batter.

Pour into the baking pan and bake for 30-35 min until a cake tester or tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Let cool. Cut the cake horizontally into two

Filling

Heat all the ingredients in a heavy bottom pan and keep

stirring until it forms a thick syrup 10-15 minutes. Keep aside to cool.

Assembly

Layer the cake and jam filling, then dust lightly with cocoa powder, and garnish with fresh raspberries.

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