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Wait until we slice into this...we promise, it's worth it. ⁠ ⁠ Christmas Damier Cake⁠ ⁠ Ingredients⁠ Plain dough:⁠ 2 egg

Wait until we slice into this...we promise, it's worth it. ⁠ ⁠ Christmas Damier Cake⁠ ⁠ Ingredients⁠ Plain dough:⁠ 2 eggs⁠ 1/3 cup granulated sugar⁠ 1/2 cup wheat flour⁠ 1 3/4 tablespoons milk⁠ 1 tablespoon butter⁠ Chocolate dough:⁠ 2 eggs⁠ 1/3 cup granulated sugar⁠ 1/2 cup wheat flour⁠ 2 tablespoons cocoa powder⁠ 1 3/4 tablespoons milk⁠ 1 tablespoon butter, melted⁠ Whipped chocolate:⁠ 3/4 cup heavy cream⁠ 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips, melted⁠ 1 tablespoon rum⁠ Chocolate drizzle:⁠ 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips, melted⁠ 2 tablespoons salad oil⁠ Decorations:⁠ Strawberries⁠ Raspberries⁠ Blueberries⁠ Gold leaf⁠ Rosemary⁠ ⁠ Steps⁠ 1. Make the whipped chocolate: Add heavy cream to melted chocolate a little at a time and mix well. While adding ice water to the bowl, whip with a hand mixer for 7 minutes until firm.⁠ 2. Prepare the plain cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine the eggs and sugar, then whip until the mixture hangs off the mixer like a ribbon. Sprinkle in the wheat flour and mix thoroughly with a rubber spatula. Mix in the butter and milk, and whip gently with a rubber spatula to prevent it from hardening. Pour into cake pan.⁠ 3. Prepare the chocolate cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine the eggs and sugar, then whip until the mixture hangs off the mixer like a ribbon. Sprinkle in the wheat flour and cocoa powder and mix thoroughly with a rubber spatula. Mix in the butter and milk, and whip gently with a rubber spatula to prevent it from hardening.⁠ 4. Pour into cake pan. Bake both cakes for 35 minutes. Allow to cool, then remove cakes from pans.⁠ 5. Use round cookie cutters to cut circles out of the cakes. Layer them on a cake stand, alternating colors. Brush each layer with melted butter before adding the next layer.⁠ 6. Use the whipped chocolate to frost the cake, then cover with the chocolate drizzle. Allow to harden, then add decorations.⁠ Associated Videos

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