Phyllis' Chocolate Cake

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Pre-Notes

    This Nash Family recipe is from Rich's mom, Phyllis and her mother Sylvia.

Ingredients

    Cake

  1. 1 (15.25 oz) box Duncan Hines Devil's Food Cake
  2. 1 c water
  3. 3 eggs
  4. 1/3 c canola oil
  5. Filling

  6. 1 1/4 c sugar
  7. 2 T flour
  8. 2 T cornstarch
  9. 1/4 t salt
  10. 2 1/2 c milk
  11. 4 egg yolks
  12. 3 (1 oz) squares unsweetened chocolate
  13. 1 T butter
  14. 1 t vanilla
  15. Assembly

    1 (8 oz) tub Cool Whip, thawed or 1 recipe Cool Whip Frosting

Instructions

    Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Prepare cake according to package directions.
  3. Allow cake to cool completely.
  4. Filling

  5. In medium saucpan, combine sugar, flour, cornstarch, and salt.
  6. In medium bowl, beat milk and egg yolks until smooth.
  7. Gradually stir the milk mixture into the sugar mixture.
  8. Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil.
  9. Stir and boil 1 minute.
  10. Remove from heat, add chocolate, butter, and vanilla into hot mixture. Stir until chocolate is melted.
  11. Cool slightly.
  12. Assembly

  13. Slice cake in half lengthwise.
  14. Spread filling over 1/2 of the cake.
  15. Top with remaining piece of cake.
  16. Frost with Cool Whip or Cool Whip Frosting.
  17. Refrigerate cake until serving.

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Serves: 9x13 cake,9 inch round cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Type of Food: Cake/Cupcake,Vegetarian
Difficulty: 2 - Medium
Make Ahead: Phyllis Nash,Sylvia Ruggiero
Prep Method: Electric Mixer,Oven Bake

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