• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Crunchy malt balls in the ganache center of this chocolate cake will leave you wondering if the "cockroaches" are real.

    Ingredients

    • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
    • 1 cup cake flour (not self-rising)
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • Salt
    • 1 stick plus 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 1/3 cups sugar
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
    • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
    • 2 cups heavy cream
    • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
    • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    • 1 1/2 cups chocolate malt balls, coarsely chopped
    • Rubber cockroaches, for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 932 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 59 g 90.54%
    • Saturated Fat: 36 g 181.1%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 96 mg 31.91%
    • Sodium: 234 mg 9.74%
    • Calcium: 83 mg 8.29%
    • Potassium: 142 mg 4.06%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.37%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 66 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.72%
    • Sugar: 38 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 24.14%
    • Vitamin C 1.11%
    • Vitamin D 9.53%
    • * 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 - Fat12
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • 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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