Classic Birthday Cake

WILLIAMS-SONOMA
22Ingredients
15Minutes
640Calories

Ingredients

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  • sponge cake (Vanilla, Layers, baked and cooled, see related recipe at right)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 10 Equal
  • 20 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate (or white chocolate, chopped and melted)
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar (sifted)
  • 16 tablespoons unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee powder (optional)
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate (chopped and melted)
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream (at room temperature)
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    NutritionView More

    640Calories
    Sodium1% DV30mg
    Fat72% DV47g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs19% DV57g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories640Calories from Fat420
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat47g72%
    Saturated Fat30g150%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol100mg33%
    Sodium30mg1%
    Potassium210mg6%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat420
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate57g19%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars50g100%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium4%
    Iron10%

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

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