Berry Glazed Chocolate Cakes- Sweet Treat Saturday

Berry-Glazed Chocolate Cake
Berry-Glazed Chocolate Cake

Wickedly delicious to eat, this berry-glazed chocolate cake is really quite simple to make!

YOU’LL NEED:

  • 1 package devil’s food cake mix
  • 1 package instant chocolate
  • pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

RASPERRY GLAZE:

  • ¼ cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • ½ teaspoon rum extract

Chocolate Cake Raspberry BorderCHOCOLATE ICING:

  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water, juice, oil and extract. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds; beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into a greased and floured 10 inch fluted tube pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the glaze ingredients. Cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Brush over cake. Let stand for 10 minutes or until set.
  4. Place cocoa in a small saucepan. Stir in cream and butter until smooth. Cook and stir over low heat for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in confectioners’ sugar and vanilla until smooth. Cool slightly; drizzle over cake. Let stand until set.

Yield: 12 servings

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.
THASC  is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.
www.thasc.com

Happy Mother’s Day From all of us at “Sweet Treats Saturday!

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