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Lindor Layer Cake
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Lindor Layer Cake

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40–45 minutes (+1 hour cooling time)
  • Servings: 14

It’s a chocolate lover’s dream: dark chocolate layers and frosting with a Lindor Milk Chocolate Truffle garnish.

Chocolate Cake

  • ¾ cup (180 mL) vegetable oil, more for greasing pans
  • 2 cups (500 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2½ cups (625 mL) all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup (180 mL) cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • ½ tsp (3 mL) sea salt
  • 1½ cups (375 mL) cold water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) pure vanilla extract
  • 1 bar (100 g) Lindt Excellence 70% Cacao Dark Chocolate, finely chopped

Chocolate Frosting

  • 3½ bars (100 g each) Lindt Excellence 70% Cacao Dark Chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) cocoa powder
  • ½ cup (125 mL) icing sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) whipping cream
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) sour cream

Garnish

  • 50 Lindor Milk Chocolate Truffles (optional)