Chocolate Bourbon Layer Cake

Chocolate Bourbon Layer Cake
Yield:
4 cakes, or 48 servings, 1/12 cake (356 g) each

Ingredients

Ingredients Weights Measures
Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese 8 lb. [3.6 kg]
powdered sugar 2 lb. [960 g] 2 qt. [2 L]
Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate 2 lb. [900 g]
instant coffee 5.4 oz. [150 g] 1 cup [250 mL]
round chocolate cake layers (10 inch), tops trimmed flat 17.2 lb. [7.8 kg] 12 each
bourbon 12 oz. [340 g] 1-1/2 cups [375 mL]
fresh blackberries, divided 7 lb. [3.5 kg] 1-1/2 gal. [6 L]
Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese 2 lb. [900 g]
powdered sugar 8.5 oz. [240 g] 2 cups [500 mL]
Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate 8 oz. [225 g]
instant coffee 1.4 oz. [40 g] 1/4 cup [50 mL]
round chocolate cake layers (10 inch), tops trimmed flat 4.3 lb. [1.9 kg] 3 each
bourbon 3 oz. [85 g] 6 Tbsp. [90 mL]
fresh blackberries, divided 1 lb. [865 g] 1-1/2 qt. [1.5 L]

Directions

For trial recipe (1 cake): Beat cream cheese, sugar, chocolate and coffee with electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment until smooth and creamy.

Brush each cake layer with 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) bourbon.

Spread 1/4 of the cream cheese frosting onto bottom cake layer. Reserve 12 berries for garnish. Place half the remaining berries evenly onto frosting, pressing gently into frosting. Top with second cake layer, additional frosting and remaining berries. Top with third cake layer. Spread remaining frosting over the entire cake, decorating top with 12 rosettes. Garnish with reserved berries.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

For a "Naked" Cake
Spread 1/3 of the frosting onto each cake layer, leaving the sides unfrosted.
Size Wise
Each generous slice of this cake is perfect for sharing.

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Nutritional Information
Calories
 930
Total fat
 54 g
Saturated fat
 22 g
Cholesterol
 185 mg
Sodium
 1050 mg
Carbohydrate
 102 g
Dietary fibre
 7 g
Sugars
 66 g
Protein
 16 g
Vitamin A
 30 %DV
Vitamin C
 25 %DV
Calcium
 25 %DV
Iron
 35 %DV