Stans Kahlua Cake Recipe

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Stans Kahlua Cake
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  1. -Cake-
  2. Preheat oven to 350F, grease a 10 springform pan and line the bottom with parchment.
  3. Whisk together flours, baking soda, baking powder, salt and ground espresso (if using), set
  4. Aside.
  5. In a mixer or large bowl, cream butter and sugars until fluffy.
  6. Combine oil, cocoa and flavouring(s), whisking to form a paste, then scrape into the creamed mixture and beat well.
  7. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  8. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate with the buttermilk, coffee and Kahlua.
  9. Starting and ending with the dry ingredients, beat them in alternately with the coffee mixture.
  10. Place a pan of boiling water on the bottom rack of the oven, then place the cake on the middle rack.
  11. Bake 45-50 minutes, or until it tests done. Let cool completely in the pan.
  12. -For Filling-
  13. Beat the sugar, cocoa powder, shortening and cream cheese, until smooth.
  14. Add the espresso powder, Kahlua, salt, and vanilla and beat at highest speed 10-12 minutes.
  15. -Assembly / Finishing-
  16. Slice the cake into 2 layers, levelling the top if domed.
  17. Spread the filling evenly on the bottom layer, top with the final layer.
  18. Crumb coat the cake, chill it 2-3 hours then apply the final frosting layer.
  19. Drizzle with ganache and decorate with the coffee beans.
  20. Chill at least 6 hours, but bring to room temperature before serving
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 458.51 Kcal (1920 kJ)
Calories from fat 224.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.97g 38%
Cholesterol 51.94mg 17%
Sodium 451.92mg 19%
Potassium 235.22mg 5%
Total Carbs 56.65g 19%
Sugars 37.17g 149%
Dietary Fiber 2.06g 8%
Protein 4.52g 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 96.4mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 307.37 Kcal (1287 kJ)
Calories from fat 150.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.74g 38%
Cholesterol 34.82mg 17%
Sodium 302.95mg 19%
Potassium 157.68mg 5%
Total Carbs 37.97g 19%
Sugars 24.91g 149%
Dietary Fiber 1.38g 8%
Protein 3.03g 9%
Iron 1.2mg 10%
Calcium 64.6mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.8
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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