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Chocolate Truffle Cake With Strawberry Sauce

Chocolate Truffle Cake With Strawberry Sauce was a finalist in the Share The Very Best Recipe Contest. Submitted by Waydella Hart of Parsons, KS., this chocolate cake combines the flavors of deep, rich chocolate with luscious, sweet strawberries.

Chocolate Truffle Cake With Strawberry Sauce
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  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    12
    servings
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Ingredients

Instructions

FOR TRUFFLE CAKE:
PREHEAT
oven to 350° F. Grease and flour 9-inch springform pan. Melt 1 cup milk chocolate morsels and butter in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Cool for 10 minutes.

BEAT eggs, 2/3 cup sugar, vanilla extract and salt in large mixer bowl. Blend in chocolate mixture. Stir in flour; mix well. Pour into prepared pan.

BAKE for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Remove side of pan.

FOR GLAZE:
MELT
remaining milk chocolate morsels, butterscotch morsels and peanut butter in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Cool slightly. Spread glaze over top and side of cooled cake. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until glaze is set.

FOR SAUCE:
PLACE
strawberries and 2 tablespoons sugar in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Refrigerate until serving time. To serve, cut into wedges. Garnish with strawberry sauce, whipped cream, strawberries and mint leaves.