Double Chocolate Cake with Peppermint-Chocolate Frosting
Double Chocolate Cake with Peppermint-Chocolate Frosting
  • prep: 1 hr 30 min
  • cook: 2 hr 30 min
  • total: 4 hr
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  • Summary

    How do you make cake without eggs or butter? This pretty layer cake uses a combination of applesauce and baking powder to leaven the layers, and mayonnaise for luxurious richness. The pretty chocolate petals add an elegant finishing touch and are easier than they look to make.

    Ingredients

    • Nonstick vegetable cooking spray
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder, divided
    • 2 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
    • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 1/3 cups mayonnaise
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 pound, 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
    • 1 cup refined coconut oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
    • 1 pound, 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
    • 2 candy canes, lightly crushed
    • 2 (9") round cake pans; a 1" pastry brush

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 11901 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 677 g 1041.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 346 g 1727.95%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 123 mg 41.07%
    • Sodium: 7274 mg 303.07%
    • Calcium: 542 mg 54.2%
    • Potassium: 2194 mg 62.68%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 76 mg 423.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1180 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 60 g 239%
    • Sugar: 634 g
    • Protein: 107 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 18 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 134 g
    • Vitamin A 70.62%
    • Vitamin C 2.03%
    • Vitamin D 5.11%
    • * 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 - Fat134
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs57
    • Exchange - Starch20
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total21 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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