This homemade kahlua cake is so easy and completely from scratch. Rich, dense chocolate bundt cake is flavored with Kahlua, soaked in a Kahlua syrup after baking, and finally covered with ganache -- first a Kahlua Dark Chocolate Ganache then a Kahlua White Chocolate Ganache.
For this recipe you'll need: butter, cream cheese, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa, salt, kahlua, cream, dark chocolate chips, white chocolate chips
I love Kahlua. Almost as much as Baileys, as a matter of fact. In essence, I am saying that I like sweet, dessert-like, girly drinks. That works fine for me and always has since I am, of course, a girl. The idea of a Kahlua cake holds so many possibilities. Chocolate Kahlua? Spice Kahlua? Vanilla Kahlua? I think I have decided on all of the above but, as always, chocolate comes first in my life.
I noticed that it's pretty tough to find a recipe for Kahlua cake from scratch and not a mix. Well, this chocolate Kahlua bundt cake is a from scratch Kahlua cake. I know that cake mixes are handy and all but I just don't like the idea of not knowing exactly what's in them or how to pronounce it. You are rarely going to get convenience food recipes from my blog - it happens but just not that often.
The cake is moist, gets a chocolate boost from cocoa as well as bittersweet chocolate chips, has plenty of Kahlua flavor, AND is soaked in a Kahlua syrup and then covered with a Kahlua dark chocolate ganache then topped with a Kahlua white chocolate ganache.
Helloooooo.If you have an hour this cake can be in your belly. All of it...because you won't want to share.
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Here's that chocolate Kahlua Cake recipe.
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- ½ cup Kahlua
- ¼ cup sugar
- 2 cups white chocolate chips
- 1 cup heavy cream
- ¼ cup Kahlua
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- Preheat the oven to 350F.
- Grease and flour a bundt pan.
- Stir the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together -- set aside.
- Beat the butter and sugar until they are light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating until totally incorporated before adding the next egg.
- Mix the ½ cup Kahlua, vodka, and vanilla.
- Add ⅓ of the flour mixture to the butter mixture, beating on low speed.
- Add ½ the Kahlua mixture.
- Repeat the flour and Kahlua steps ending with the last of the flour.
- Fold in the sour cream until well blended.
- Finally fold in the chocolate chips.
- Spoon into the bundt pan and bake for 1 hour, or until cake tests done.
- Cool in pan 10 minutes before turning out.
- Cover the warm cake with glaze and let cool completely.
- Bring the Kahlua and sugar to a boil.
- Let boil for 1 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Heat the cream until bubbles form around the edge.
- Remove from heat.
- Stir in the white chocolate until it is smooth and melted.
- Stir in the 1//4 cup Kahlua.
- Spoon over warm cake..
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