This is a cake that I mentioned baking yesterday. I decorated it as part of my 4h project for a family cook out. Have a happy 4th, everyone!
My fathers birthday was last Monday and my gift to him was this home made chocolate cake from Betty Crocker.
Decadent Chocolate Cake
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs, separated
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons corn syrup
Heat oven to 325F. Grease round cake pan 9×1 1/2 inches. Heat 1 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until chocolate is melted;cool five minutes. Stir in flour until smooth. Add egg yolks until well blended.
Beat egg whites in large bowl on high speed until foamy. Beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until soft peaks form. Fold chocolate mixture into egg whites. Spread in pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until top is dry and cracked. Cool for 10 minutes then remove from pan.
For glaze, heat 1/2 cup chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoon corn syrup over medium heat until melted. Drizzle over cake and garnish as desired with berries or whipped cream. Serves 12.