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May 11, 2012 4:16 PM

News 4 Cooks: 'The Sammy' chocolate bundt cake

TUCSON - Talk about decadent! Today on "News 4 Cooks!" at Noon, Kelley Butler from "Betty Bundt" stopped by to make a chocolate bundt cake drizzled with dark chocolate ganache and finished with dark chocolate shavings! Here's her recipe:

The "Sammy"
Chocolate bundt drizzled with dark chocolate ganache and finished with dark chocolate shavings


1 ¾ cup sugar
2 C flour
¾ cocoa powder
1 ¼ tsp baking soda
1 ¼ tsp baking powder
¾ tsp salt

2 eggs
1 C whole milk
½ C oil
2 tsp vanilla

1 C boiling water

-Preheat oven 350 degrees

-Spray pans well with baking spray with flour

-SIFT sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder & salt in bowl. Set aside.

-Combine eggs, milk, oil & vanilla, beat on MEDIUM speed for one minute.

-On LOW speed, add dry ingredients ½ cup at a time.

When thoroughly combined, slowly mix in boiling water.

-Transfer to BUNDT pan

-Bake 45 minutes

-Invert cake onto wire rack and cool completely before frosting


½ Cup Heavy Cream
½ Cup chocolate chips

-Wisk heavy cream in saucepan over med-high heat to just near a boil. Remove from heat and add chocolate and wisk. Spoon over cooled cake. Finish with chocolate shavings

You can contact Kelley Butler and order your own Betty Bundt Cake from:


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