Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bundt Cake #15: Chocolate Gingerbread

That's right...chocolate and gingerbread in one cake.  Call me crazy but desserts like this can also pass for yummy breakfasts too.  This year, instead of the little men...make yourself some gingerbread cake.  You'll thank me.

Shopping List
1 box of chocolate cake mix
2 small boxes of instant chocolate pudding
1/2 cup of veggie oil
1 1/4 cups of water
4 eggs
1 tablespoon plus an additional teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups powdered sugar
3-4 splashes milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Grease (I use Pam) a 10 inch bundt pan

In mixing bowl, combine cake mix, puddings, oil, water, eggs and tablespoon ginger with electric mixer.  Add in chocolate chips.  Pour into prepared bundt pan.

Bake 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Let cake rest on counter in pan 10 minutes.  Then, invert cake onto serving plate to finish cooling.  

To make the glaze, mix powdered sugar and remaining teaspoon ginger in a small bowl.  Add in splashes of milk a little at a time, stirring until glaze consistency.  Drizzle over cooled cake.

21 days until Christmas!

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Rachel said...

this cake is amazing! I was going to make the regular gingerbread one, but couldn't find the right cake mix. instead I did this one, with the chocolate mix, and used 2 boxes of Jello's seasonal gingerbread puddings instead. :)

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