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Chocolate and Coconut Cake

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Colette Peters created this Chocolate and Coconut Cake recipe in the second season of TLC's 'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Colette Peters created this Chocolate and Coconut Cake recipe in the second season of TLC's 'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Ingredients

2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 pinch salt
2 cups coffee
5 oz unsweetened chocolate
2 sticks butter
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons bourbon extract
42 oz sugar
20 oz butter
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
4 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups egg whites
18 oz cake flour
18 oz all purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3 cups coconut milk
3 pounds dark chocolate chips
1 quart heavy cream
3 ounces white chocolate
8 ounces heavy cream

Preparation

  1. Put chocolate and butter (chopped) in mixer bowl.
  2. Pour on the hot coffee and wait for everything to melt, stirring occasionally.
  3. Once cool, add sugar and mix well.
  4. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt and gradually add to the batter, whisking well.
  5. Add eggs and extracts.
  6. Whisk until everything is well incorporated.
  7. Bake at 250° F in a convection oven.
  8. Cream butter and sugar.
  9. Add salt and vanilla and mix.
  10. Add egg whites and mix well, scraping bowl.
  11. Sift in flours and baking powder, alternating with coconut milk additions.
  12. Bake at 300° F in a convection oven.
  13. Bring cream to boil and pour over chocolate.
  14. Allow to sit so chocolate melts.
  15. Whisk until smooth.
  16. Bring cream to boil and pour over white chocolate.
  17. Allow to sit so white chocolate melts.
  18. Whisk until smooth.

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