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Chocolate Cake with Whipped Ganache Frosting

[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

This is a decadent chocolate cake, reminiscent of Devil's Food in flavor and moisture. The whipped chocolate ganache frosting is every chocolate fiend's dream, but take care to watch it carefully: if you beat it too far, it will become chunky rather than smooth and light.

Note: I strongly recommend using a scale for all pastry projects. Serious Eats' recommended kitchen scale is the Oxo Good Grips Scale with Pull Out Display.

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About the author: Lauren Weisenthal has logged many hours working in restaurant kitchens and bakeries of Brooklyn and Manhattan. She is a graduate of the Artisan Bread Baking and Pastry Arts programs at the French Culinary Institute. You can follow her on Twitter at @evillagekitchen.

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