Alain Roby's Devil's Food Cake
Alain Roby's Devil's Food Cake
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    Satisfy any sweet tooth with this decadent dessert from award-winning pastry chef Alain Roby of the Chicago Hyatt. On "The Martha Stewart Show," Alain and Martha used a larger version of this recipe to bake a cake that was more than 6 feet tall.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for baking pan
    • 2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
    • 4 cups sugar
    • 10 large eggs
    • 6 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 3 cups heavy cream
    • 24 ounces semisweet chocolate
    • 12 raspberries, for garnish (optional)
    • Mint leaves, for garnish (optional)
    • Whipped cream, for serving (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 788 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 49 g 75.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 30 g 150.6%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 90 mg 30.14%
    • Sodium: 176 mg 7.34%
    • Calcium: 67 mg 6.71%
    • Potassium: 179 mg 5.11%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 20.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 72 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.76%
    • Sugar: 39 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 22.11%
    • Vitamin C 3.17%
    • Vitamin D 5.72%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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