Licorice Chocolate Cake

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This chocolate cake with a delicious licorice frosting comes from Passion For Baking.


You will need:

Chocolate cake

1 cup + 1 tablespoon (250 ml) strong coffee
¾ cups (85 g) cocoa powder
2/3 cups (140 ml) sour cream
2 2/3 cups (335 g) all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 ¼ cup (285 g) unsalted butter
1 ½ cups (340 g) regular sugar
1 cup (200 g) dark brown sugar
4 medium eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Luscious chocolate licorice frosting

16 oz. (450 g) dark chocolate
1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon (100 ml) water, warm
1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon (50 g) pure unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ cup (25 g) good quality licorice powder
1 ½ cup (340 g) unsalted butter
¾ cup (100 g) powdered sugar

Go to Passion for Baking for step by step instructions


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