Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

Every year I give myself permission to try a fabulous new recipe for our Baby Jesus Birthday cake.  
This year I decided on the cover feature from Southern Living magazine:  Chocolate Gingerbread Cake.

Each layer of this cake is elevated to a higher level of deliciousness.
The cake is swimming with melted chocolate chips, molasses and classic gingerbread spices.

The chocolate ganache filling is made with semi-sweet chocolate and sweetened condensed milk.
Top that with sweet and crunchy toffee bits.

Add another layer of cake and repeat.

This ultra delicious silky sweet cake is topped with whipped cream and garnished with gingerbread cookies.

You can find the complete recipe over at Southern Living and meet Lynn Brown, the recipe contest winner! 


Unknown said…
this looks so good, I love the idea of a cookie flavour in a cake, and wow that looks to die for.
Janet said…
As Anders would say, "It was delistimo!" Thanks for trying the recipe out on us! :-)
Miz Helen said…
Hi Rachel,
This is a beautiful cake and I just love the Chocolate and Gingerbread combination. It looks delicious! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year and Abundant Blessings in 2012!
Miz Helen
Miz Helen said…
Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great day and enjoy your new Red Plate.
Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen

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