Gluten-Free Chocolate Espresso Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 10
Gluten-Free Chocolate Espresso Cake

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free devil's food cake mix
1
cup strong coffee or espresso, room temperature
1
stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
3
eggs
1/2
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
2
tablespoons strong coffee or espresso, room temperature
1
cup whipping (heavy) cream
Chocolate covered espresso beans, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Generously grease bottom only of (8- or 9-inch) round pan.
  • 2
    Beat cake mix, 1 cup coffee, the butter and eggs in large bowl on low speed of electric mixer 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Bake 43 to 48 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; run knife around inside edges of pan; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 3
    In small bowl, stir together frosting and 2 tablespoons coffee; set aside. In large bowl, beat whipping cream to stiff peaks. Beat frosting mixture into whipping cream until stiff enough to spread.
  • 4
    Cut cooled cake in half horizontally. Place bottom layer, cut side up on serving plate; spread one third of the whipped cream mixture over cake; top with remaining cake half, cut side down. Spread remaining whipped cream mixture over top and side of cake. Arrange espresso beans over cake. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Refrigerate any remaining cake.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Dust rims of dessert plate with cocoa powder just before placing cake slices on plate.
  • Betty’s mixes won gold. The Edison Best New Product Awards are given annually and are voted on by a not-for-profit group. Enjoy this recipe using one of the mixes.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
28g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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