Tuxedo Cake With A Bowtie

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DARK CHOCOLATE CAKE

preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease and flour two 9inch round cake pans

In a mixing bowl. Add
2 cups sugar
1-3/4 cups flour
3/4 cup dark cocoa powder
1-1/2 tsp baking soda
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Mix until your dry ingredients are combined.
Add
2 eggs, room temperature
1 cup milk
1/2 cup veggie oil
2 tsp vanilla
Mix on medium for about 3 minutes.
Add 1 cup of boiling water, stir in by hand.
Place in prepared pans. Bake for 30-35 until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pans on rack for 15 minutes. Flip out of pan and let completely cool.

FILLING
Slice 1 pint of strawberries, thinly. Place in a bowl with 2 TBSP sugar cover and let sit for at least on hour till juices for in the bottom of the bowl.
WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
In a mixing bowl
1 box (4ounces) of Hersey’s white chocolate pudding
3/4 cup whipping cream
3/4 cup milk
Beat on medium speed until stiff.

DARK CHOCOLATE FROSTING
Melt 1/2 cup butter
In a mixing bowl place
Melted butter and 2/3 cup dark cocoa powder, stir until completely combined
Add 3 cups powder sugar and 1/3 milk alternating powdered sugar and milk until frosting becomes creamy.
Stir in 1 tsp vanilla

ASSEMBLY
Place 1 round cake on cake board. Fill with white chocolate mousse. Place macerated strawberries on top of mousse. Place 2nd round cake on top. Frost with dark chocolate frosting. Cut up 1 more pint of strawberries and place on top. ENJOY!;)
This recipe has been linked to http://www.foodiefriendsfriday.com linky party 9/13/13

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