Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes Recipe

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Ingredients

For the Chocolate Cake:

9 oz butter at room temperature

7 oz granulated sugar (1 cup)

7 1/2 oz brown sugar (1 cup packed)

3 eggs at room temperature

1 tbsp vanilla extract

12 oz buttermilk (1 1/2 cups) at room temperature

6 oz sour cream (3/4 cup) at room temperature

3 tbsp water OR brewed coffee at room temperature

11 3/4 oz all-purpose flour (2 2/3 cups)

4 1/2 oz sifted unsweetened cocoa powder (1 1/2 cups)

2 1/4 tsp baking soda

3/4 tsp salt

For the Strawberry Buttercream:

9 egg whites

14 oz granulated sugar (2 cups)

1 lb unsalted butter soft but still cool

1 tbsp vanilla extract

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 cup strawberry puree strained of seeds (see Note below)

Pink gel food coloring I used Americolor Soft Pink

For the Chocolate Ganache and Assembly:

8 oz semi-sweet chocolate finely chopped

8 oz heavy cream

2 cups fresh strawberries

5 large beautiful strawberries, preferably long-stem variety

Instructions

Get full recipe >> Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes @ Sugar Hero

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