• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    Chocolate cake made with sourdough starter? Don't worry; you'll never taste the sour, just the rich, full flavor of chocolate. The coffee icing, with its pretty dark chocolate drizzle, takes this cake to another level.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (227g) sourdough starter ripe (fed) or discard
    • 1 cup (227g) milk (whole milk or 2% preferred) or evaporated milk
    • 2 cups (241g) King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
    • 1 1/2 cups (298g) granulated sugar
    • 1 cup (198g) vegetable oil
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 3/4 cup (64g) natural cocoa
    • 1 teaspoon espresso powder optional
    • 2 large eggs
    • 6 cups (680g) confectioners' sugar
    • 12 tablespoons (170g) butter room temperature
    • 1/2 cup (113g) plain yogurt or buttermilk
    • 1 tablespoon + 1 1/2 teaspoons espresso powder
    • 1 tablespoon (14g) water hot
    • 1/3 cup (57g) semisweet chocolate chips
    • 1 tablespoon (14g) milk
    • 1 tablespoon (21g) corn syrup

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 9
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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