Heavenly GoodUser Submitted Recipe
5 Layer Chocolate Cake
3/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cup milk
3 Tbsp of flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup scalded milk
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp amaretto
2-4 ripe but still firm bananas
Half a stick of melted butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
Two pinches of ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
1 to 4 Tbsp dark rum or to taste
Homemade whipped cream:
1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extracts
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 6" round cake pans. Mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat butter, eggs and vanilla. Gradually add sugar. Beat on medium to high speed for about 3-4 minutes until well mixed. Alternately combine in flour mixture and milk to batter while beating. Continue to beat until batter is smooth.
Pour equal amounts of batter into greased and floured round cake pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Check with a toothpick to see if it is done. Bake a few minutes more, if needed. Remove from oven, and allow cakes to cool in pans for a few minutes. Place cakes on a wire rack, to them allow to completely cool.
Scald mix take off burner set aside. Mix the flour, sugar and salt. Gradually add flour, sugar and salt to the milk and chocolate and heat over moderate heat until the mixture reaches a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 2 minutes, then remove from heat. Add the egg yolks, then return to heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Cool slightly and add butter and liqueur.
Slice your bananas and set aside. In a med size bowl, mix together melted butter, sugar, cinnamon, and salt add the sliced bananas and add your liquor to taste.
In a chilled bowl, combine whipping cream, sugar and vanilla. Beat with chilled beaters of an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form. Makes 2 cups whipped cream.
Layer cake with pudding, Banana Foster, another layer of cake and top it off with whipped topping.