Raspberry Almond Chocolate Cake
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Serves: 16 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Cake
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 1½ cups milk, room temperature
  • 1 pint raspberries powdered sugar
  • Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8oz pkg cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 stick butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease 2 9-inch round cake pans.
  4. Line bottom of pans with wax paper.
  5. In a bowl combine flour, premium baking cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  6. Set aside.
  7. In another bowl, beat butter with electric mixer for 30 seconds.
  8. Add sugar and eggs until well combined.
  9. Beat in almond extract and milk.
  10. Gradually add flour mixture on low speed and scrape sides of bowl.
  11. Spread batter evenly onto prepared pans.
  12. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  13. Cool cake in pans for 10 minutes.
  14. Remove cakes from pans, peel off wax paper and let cool thoroughly.
  15. Place cake layer on serving platter.
  16. Spread with thin layer of cream cheese frosting.
  17. Place raspberries on top of layer of frosting.
  18. Place second cake on top, spread frosting over top and sides.
  19. Garnish with fresh raspberries and light dusting of powdered sugar.
  20. Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling
  21. Beat cream cheese and butter with mixer.
  22. Combine with cocoa, almond extract and powdered sugar until frosting is light and fluffy.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 320 Fat: 13g Saturated fat: 7g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 50g Sugar: 31g Sodium: 267mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 6g Cholesterol: 66mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/raspberry-almond-chocolate-cake/