Ombre Chocolate Cake with Mexican Chocolate Frosting

A COZY KITCHEN
19Ingredients
2Hours
1190Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (divided)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cayenne (divided)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground all-spice
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • salt
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chunks (ScharffenBerger 62%, melted)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • 2 1/4 cups cake flour (plus more for dusting )
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 5 large egg whites
  • natural cocoa powder (Scharffen-Berger unsweetened)
  • 1/3 cup milk (divided )
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or canola oil )
  • 1 tablespoon cacao nibs (Scharffen-Berger, as garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon Swedish pearl sugar (as garnish)
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    NutritionView More

    1190Calories
    Sodium54% DV1300mg
    Fat83% DV54g
    Protein29% DV15g
    Carbs57% DV170g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories1190Calories from Fat490
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat54g83%
    Saturated Fat31g155%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol100mg33%
    Sodium1300mg54%
    Potassium440mg13%
    Protein15g29%
    Calories from Fat490
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate170g57%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars103g206%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium35%
    Iron40%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.