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Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake Recipe

Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake Recipe

Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices are guaranteed to make eyes light up! —Abigail Rider, East Point, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Fold in coconut and pecans.
  • 2. Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 3. For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, cocoa, vanilla and salt; beat until smooth. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 790 calories, 42g fat (20g saturated fat), 150mg cholesterol, 352mg sodium, 98g carbohydrate (75g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

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pepplad
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"Made this cake for Thanksgiving and by request for Xmas Eve. This cake is huge and delicious. Many requests for recipe."

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