Ingredients

How to make it

  • Line bottom of 9-inch-diameter springform pan with ladyfingers.
  • Line sides of pan with ladyfingers, standing ladyfingers side by side and rounded side out.
  • Stir 3/4 cup whipping cream, unsweetened chocolate and 1/4 cup sugar in heavy small saucepan over low heat until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Remove saucepan from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • Using electric mixer, beat 1 cup powdered sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla in large bowl until blended.
  • Beat in cooled chocolate mixture.
  • Combine remaining 2 cups cream, 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and cinnamon in another large bowl.
  • Using clean dry beaters, beat until firm peaks form. Fold half of whipped cream mixture into chocolate mixture.
  • Spread half of chocolate filling in ladyfinger-lined pan. Top with layer of ladyfingers, then remaining chocolate filling.
  • Pipe or spread remaining whipped cream mixture over filling.
  • Sprinkle with grated semisweet chocolate.
  • Refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and keep refrigerated.)
  • Remove pan sides from cake and serve.

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  • mamitachula 6 years ago
    Sounds great ~ I'll be trying this recipe soon. Thanks for sharing.
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  • annieamie 6 years ago
    I found this recipe on the web and made this cake. Its really good! Thanks for taking the time to post it here for all of us!
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  • mao65 6 years ago
    Vickie, this will be great for all the chocolate lovers in my family! Thanks! Marcia
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    chriesi ate it and said...
    Mmm that is fantastic!
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    hi Vickie , thanks for a wonderful recipe
    first..i was staring at the picture ,with my mouth wide open !!!!!!
    then...i was drooling,like a baby ,when i was reading the ingredients !!!
    then....i started to salivate ,when i came to the method!!!!!!!!!
    and now ...i have to say goodbye....because i have to wipe up!!!!!!
    have a blessed day,my dear
    Mumtaz
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    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    You made look easy Vickie..I have saved this one on my PC for a long time, I think it is time to give it a try..
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    " It was excellent "
    grandmommy ate it and said...
    Great Recipe Vickie, I think you may give Ahmed some competition with this one.
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    " It was excellent "
    danadooley ate it and said...
    Oh my vickie - you bad girl! You've done it again! Another recipe I can't resist ( my poor hips lol) What can I say? 5?
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    YUM, got my 5 too, I'm with Shirley, sounds good.
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    Sure sounds good!! yummmmmmmm got my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    berry ate it and said...
    Wow... Vicky... this is a beautiful work... and seems delicious... thans for share it!
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    this is very good, in Mexico we have a special chocolate which is still artsanal, and the flavor is almost exact as with the mixture of chocolate and the cinnamon.congrats!
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    " It was excellent "
    cakelady ate it and said...
    This is an incredible cake recipe! Thanks!
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  • kismet 6 years ago
    Sounds and looks great.Thank-you
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