Recipe courtesy of Madeline Lanciani
Show: Chef Du Jour
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake:
Cream Filling:
Ganache:

Directions

Cut cone-shaped hole in top of cupcake. Remove cone and cut off tip. Fill cavity in cupcake with cream filling. Replace cone top. Ice with soft ganache or icing.

Chocolate Cake:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 10 by 3 by 9-inch cake pans or cupcake molds. Cream butter and sugar. Add cocoa and cream. Add eggs, one at a time, creaming well after each addition. Sift together dry ingredients. On first speed, add dry ingredients in three stages, alternating with water, beginning and ending with dry. Mix only until well blended- do not overmix. Pour into prepared pans and bake 35 to 45 minutes or until done. Cool in pan before turning out.

Cream Filling:

Cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. In separate bowl, mix milk and flour. Beat milk mix into sugar mix and beat until well blended. Add salt and vanilla.

Ganache:

Melt chocolate in microwave or on top of double boiler. Bring cream to boil. Pour cream and melted chocolate into mixing bowl. Beat at low or medium speed for approximately 5 minutes. Let cool thoroughly before use, or refrigerate until ready to use. Ganache can be stored, covered, in the refrigerator for one month. To use ganache, remove from refrigerator and soften at room temperature or in microwave until useful consistency.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Magic Lemon Meringue Pie

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Magic Lemon Meringue Pie

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Black Magic Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Go-To Vanilla Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Mini Vanilla Bean Yellow Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Nuts for Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Filling

Recipe courtesy of Dawn Trammell

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking