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Ombre Chocolate Cake with Mexican Chocolate Frosting

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Ombre Chocolate Cake with Mexican Chocolate Frosting

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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon (divided)
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cayenne (divided)
  • 1/4 tsp. ground all-spice
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • salt
  • 2 cups unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 3 1/4 cups powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 2 Tbsp. milk (or heavy cream)
  • 6 oz. semisweet chocolate chunks (ScharffenBerger 62%, melted)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla paste (or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract)
  • 2 1/4 cups cake flour (plus more for dusting)
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 5 large egg whites
  • natural cocoa powder (Scharffen-Berger unsweetened)
  • 1/3 cup milk (divided)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 Tbsp. scharffen berger cacao nibs (as garnish, optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. Swedish pearl sugar (as garnish, optional)
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