Triple Chocolate Layer Cakes
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Triple Chocolate Layer Cakes

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake

Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate Cream Filling

  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate Ganach

Cake Toppers

Instructions

Chocolate Cake

  • Mix chocolate cake mix, buttermilk, melted butter and eggs on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Line a jelly roll pan with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  • Pour cake batter into pan and bake at 350 degrees for 11-14 minutes.
  • Cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Then, turn onto a wire rack and peel off silicone mat or parchment paper.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely before cutting into twenty 2 1/2 inch circles using a biscuit cutter.

Whipped Cream

  • Cool mixing bowl and wire whip in fridge or freezer for 15 minutes.
  • Beat heavy cream, sugar and vanilla until stiff peaks form.
  • Store in the fridge.

Chocolate Cream Filling

  • Beat softened cream cheese and softened butter with wire whip on medium speed.
  • Add cocoa, powdered sugar, heavy cream and vanilla.
  • Beat until smooth and fluffy.
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the chocolate cream filling by hand.

Chocolate Ganache

  • Bring heavy cream to a boil and pour over chocolate chips.
  • Allow the mixture to sit for about three minutes and then stir until smooth.

Cake Toppers

  • Melt vanilla CandiQuik and pour onto a silicone mat. Spread into a thin rectangle.
  • Melt chocolate chips and shortening and drizzle over white chocolate.
  • Allow the white chocolate to firm up a bit and cut into circles using a cookie cutter before the white chocolate completely hardens.

Assembly

  • Spoon chocolate cream filling onto half of the mini chocolate cakes.
  • Top with the other half of the mini chocolate cakes.
  • Drizzle chocolate ganache on the top of each cake.
  • Place a Hershey's Kiss on each cake and prop a white chocolate cake topper against each Kiss.