Devil's Food Cake with Chocolate-Orange Buttercream

Devil's Food Cake with Chocolate-Orange Buttercream
Photo by Brian Leatart

Ingredients

  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried lavender blossoms
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 7 tablespoons water
  • + 15 more ingredients
    • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
    • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 ½ cups golden brown sugar
    • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter
    • 4 large eggs
    • ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt
    • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
    • 8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate
    • ¾ cup unsalted butter
    • Chocolate curls
    • ½ cup plain whole-milk yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
    • 4 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate

Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 325°F. Butter and flour two 9-inch-diameter cake pans with 1 1/2-inch-high sides. Line bottoms of pans with parchment paper rounds. Stir chocolate in top of double boiler set over simmering water until smooth. Remove from over water. Cool to barely l...

View full recipe at Epicurious

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