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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
bake:
25 mins to 30 mins at 350°
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Frosting:

Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour three 8-inch round cake pans. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in bowl. Melt chocolate in cream in saucepan over medium heat; let cool.

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  • Beat butter, sugar in large bowl until smooth, 3 minutes. Gradually add egg whites, cooled chocolate. On low speed, beat in flour mix. Divide among pans, 2 cups per pan.

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  • Bake in 350°F oven 25 to 30 minutes, until pick inserted in centers tests clean. Cool in pans on rack 5 minutes; remove from pans; cool. Slice each layer in half horizontally.

Frosting:
  • Beat butter, sugar, cocoa and milk in bowl. Beat in chocolate and vanilla.

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  • Place 1 cake layer on stand. Spread with scant 1/3 cup frosting. Continue stacking layers. Frost side, top of cake.

Nutrition Facts

719 calories; total fat 40g; saturated fat 24g; cholesterol 87mg; sodium 251mg; carbohydrates 88g; fiber 4g; protein 9g.

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