Blackberry Chocolate Cake with Ganache

A delicious chocoalte cake created by Melissa Friedhof.

Chocolate Bundt Cake Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup blackberry puree
  • 1 cup coffee
  • 1 cup blackberries

Chocolate Bundt Cake Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, add butter, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Mix. In another bowl, add flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar together. Gradually add dry ingredients to wet, and mix until batter is thick. Add blackberries and blackberry puree and coffee. And Mix together until the consistency of cake batter.

Grease a bundt pan, and pour chocolate batter into pan.

Bake in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Chocolate Ganache Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup honey
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 8 ounces semi sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Chocolate Ganache Directions

In a small saucepan, heat cream, honey, and salt at a medium heat, just until it starts to boil. Simmer for one minute. In a large bowl, add the chocolate and the vanilla, then pour the heated cream mixture into the bowl. Let stand for five minutes until chocolate is melted, then stir.

Blackberry Whipped Cream Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipping creaming
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • ½ cup blackberries

Blackberry Whipped Cream Directions 

In a mixing bowl, beat heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add sugar and over cream, and beat until peaks return. Add blackberries, but be sure to not overbeat.

Once cake is done baking, let it set for 10 minutes. Pour ganache over cake. Add additional blackberries. Serve with whipped cream, and enjoy.

Blackberry Chocolate Cake with Ganache

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