INGREDIENTS:

RED WINE CHOCOLATE CAKE

  • 2 cups (260g) all purpose flour
  • 2 cups (414g) sugar
  • 3/4 cup (85g) Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup (240ml) buttermilk
  • 1 cup (240ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup (240ml) sweet red wine

RASPBERRY BUTTERCREAM

  • 1/2 cup (112g) salted butter
  • 1/2 cup (95g) shortening
  • 2 1/2 cups (288g) powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup (120ml) raspberry puree (from about 1/2 cup of raspberries pureed in a food processor)

CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM

  • 1 cup (224g) butter
  • 1 cup (189g) shortening
  • 3/4 cup (70g) dark cocoa powder
  • 6 cups (690g) powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4-5 tbsp (60-75ml) milk or water

CHOCOLATE GANACHE

  • 6 oz (about 1 cup/170g) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) sweet red wine

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS AND TOOLS

  • Raspberries for top of cake
  • Chocolate Wilton Candy Melts or something similar, like Chocolate Almond Bark
  • Piping bags
  • Wilton tips 3 and 10
  • Large round piping tip
  • Parchment paper
  • Toothpicks
  • 9 inch offset spatula

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