Chocolate Kahlúa Cake

  • Prep Time

    15 minutes

  • Cook Time

    1 hour

  • Serves

    8 servings

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Ingredients

Cake
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp orange peel finely shredded
  • 1/4 cup Kahlúa
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate finely diced, or mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 package Devil's Food Cake mix
  • 4 oz chocolate instant pudding
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
Ganache
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 14 oz semi-sweet chocolate cut into 1/4-inch pieces

Instructions

Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare a bundt pan by lightly greasing and flouring. Combine all ingredients besides whipping cream and 14 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate pieces.
  3. Beat for 4 minutes. Add 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate and bake for 50 - 60 minutes.
  4. Cool 10 minutes and turn out of pan. Cool completely.
Chocolate ganache
  1. Bring cream to a simmer in a nonreactive saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Remove from heat and add 14 ounces semisweet chocolate all at once. Make sure that chocolate is covered in the hot cream. Let stand for 5 minutes. Whisk the ganache smooth.
  3. Let glaze cool to room temperature, then top cooled cake with ganache.

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