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Chocolate Covered Candy Corn Layer Cake

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

Butter blasted cake layered with buttery buttercream and enrobed in chocolate ganache. The perfect un-scary Halloween cake. More

The Dark Knight Cake (Triple Chocolate Layer Cake)

Serious Eats Stephanie Stiavetti 5 comments

I've dubbed this gorgeously rich, moist cake The Dark Knight, as it's a tall, glowering tower of triple chocolate intensity. More

Boston Cream Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

Much more cake than pie, thick pastry cream and oozing chocolate ganache make up for the misnomer. Mad Hungry Cravings has the simple but satisfying recipe. More

Chocolate Decadence Cake

Serious Eats Stephanie Stiavetti 3 comments

As far as chocolate cakes go, this one is the ultimate in decadence, hence its name. The moist cake is hugged tightly by smooth buttercream, and thick blanket of ganache on top seals the goodness in with a kiss. There's no escaping this cake, so don't even try. More

Chocolate Pretzel Tart

Serious Eats Anna Markow Post a comment

Rich, chocolatey, salty, sweet, and easier to make than you might think. More

Holiday Eclairs with Chocolate Peppermint Ganache

Serious Eats Stephanie Stiavetti 1 comment

These decadent pastries will make a perfect addition to your holiday dessert table. A hint of mint makes for a surprising—and delicious—twist. More

Homemade Milanos

Serious Eats Bravetart 8 comments

To make mint or orange Milanos, just substitute the extract of choice for the vanilla in the ganache. More

Triple Chocolate Cream Puffs

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 3 comments

To encapsulate the velvety chocolate cream, it could be none other than a chocolate puff. More


Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

The pastry cream used to fill these éclairs doesn't have to be vanilla—it can be flavored with any sort of extract or oil you'd like, orange flower water is particularly nice. Or for chocolate, simply add a few tablespoons of chocolate ganache to the pastry cream. More

Rose Levy Beranbaum's Chocolate Tomato Cake with Mystery Ganache

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 26 comments

Rose Levy Beranbaum created this cake for Campbell's soup and explains in the recipe's introduction that the tomato soup adds both color and a zing to the cake. She also claims that no one can ever guess what the mystery ingredient is when she brings it to a party. So is it fantastic or kind of foul? I had to try it out for myself. More

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