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The Original Perfect Chocolate Cake

Last weekend on of Mr. T's high school friends and his family came over for dinner to celebrate his birthday.  He left to teach in Japan a few months before we got married so he couldn't be in the wedding unfortunately.  Last year along with his wife and two kids they moved back to Canada. So, on top of a birthday cake I also made dinner.  Along with the dinner we have my brother's homemade Pesto Bread and dinner rolls.  They were awesome.

Earlier that day we had gone out to Newcastle for the launch of Krumbs Breadery&Stuff.  My brother and his good friend's latest endeavour.  We bought lots of bread and treats.  So good!  Needless to say our company loved the bread too.

For Shawn's birthday celebration I made the Perfect Chocolate cake with the original filling.  I haven't made the "original" in a while.  I did see this new technique for icing on Bake with Anna Olson that is super easy.  I tried it out on this cake.

So often I forgot to take a picture of the cake sliced, this time I remembered.  This cake, if it's possible to save some for the next day or so, gets better with time.  By the 2nd or 3rd day the whipped cream kind of seeps into the cake to make it super moist and the cake seems to get richer.


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