Rich chocolate cake combines with chocolate chips and a decadent chocolate ganache to create an incredible Death By Chocolate Pound Cake.
Are you a chocolate lover like I am? If you are you’re going to go crazy for death by chocolate pound cake. It’s an incredibly rich and delicious cake that will satisfy any chocolate craving you may have. I promise it will and it’s why I’m wrapping up #Choctoberfest with this recipe.
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This cake may be super decadent, but trust me, it’s not difficult to make at all. If you gather all of your ingredients before you start, it will be ready for the oven in about the same time as a cake mix. Then while the cake is cooling, the chocolate ganache comes together quickly and so easily. Trust me, it’s foolproof.
What makes death by chocolate pound cake so decadent and delicious?
- It starts with a chocolate cake based on my tried and true pound cake recipe.
- That cake is then studded with chocolate chips.
- Finally it’s covered in a decadent, yet easy 2 ingredient chocolate ganache.
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 3 cups all purpose flour
- 2/3 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup half and half
- 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips, divided
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/8 tsp salt