Cooking with Ruthie logoChocolate Choffy Petite Bundt Cakes

1/2 cup butter, softened
4 oz Neufchâtel cream cheese
1 3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 /2 cup light sour cream
2 cup flour
1/2 cup Dutch process unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 cup strong brew Ivory Coast Choffy (8oz hot water and 4 Tbsp Choffy)
1 tsp vanilla

 

Chocolate Ganache:
1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

 

  • Brew Choffy and set aside to cool.
  • Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  • Coat mini bundt pans or a full sized bundt pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  • Cream butter and Neufchâtel cream cheese in mixer with beater attachment until smooth.
  • Add sugar and mix 2-3 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at time, scraping bowl with each addition.
  • Add sour cream; mix and turn off mixer.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, sea salt; stir to combine.
  • Add dry ingredients all at once; mix on low until 80% combined.
  • Add choffy and vanilla; mix until incorporated but do not over mix.
  • Divide into prepared pans.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes (40-45 for full sized) or until toothpick inserted in center removes clean.
  • Cool on rack for 5-7 minutes, invert pans and gently tap bottom if needed to release cakes.
  • Cool completely.

 

Chocolate Ganache:
  • Place chocolate chips in a small mixing bowl.
  • Gently bring cream to a simmer.
  • Pour over chocolate chips and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Drizzle over top of cakes and allow small amount cascade down sides.
  • Divide evenly oven petite cakes or cover top of full sized cake.
  • Serve and Enjoy!