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Chocolate Layer Cake

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Chocolate lovers will go wild over our decadent Double Dutch Chocolate Cake, which is generously sized to feed plenty of dessert fans. It’s handcrafted from scratch by the father-and-son team behind Frost Bake Shop in Memphis. Their signature chocolate cake is made with extra-dark Dutch-process cocoa and fresh buttermilk for a moist, tender texture and intense chocolate flavor. The dessert is filled and frosted with a luscious chocolate cream cheese and butter frosting that's the perfect complement to the three layers of fresh-baked chocolate cake.

  • 9" diam., 4" high (serves 18–22).
  • 5 lb.
  • Shipped frozen.
  • Made in USA.
Use & Care

Receiving Instructions

  • The cake ships frozen with dry ice, which may have evaporated during shipment. This is normal. Please take care not to touch any remaining dry ice with bare hands. Upon receipt, remove the cake from the bakery box and store in the freezer for up to 1 month, or defrost in the refrigerator overnight and keep for up to 7 days.

Serving Instructions

  • The cake is best enjoyed at room temperature. Remove the plastic from the cake while it is still frozen. Defrost in the refrigerator overnight. Once thawed, allow the cake to come to room temperature, approximately 4 hours before serving. To serve, run a large knife under hot water and dry with a towel before every slice. Store leftover cake in an airtight container.
  • Cake: Granulated sugar, milk, cultured lowfat buttermilk, oils (vegetable and soybean), all-purpose flour, whole eggs with citric acid, water, unsweetened cocoa, coarse kosher salt, natural flavor, cornstarch, baking soda, instant coffee powder.
  • Frosting:  Chocolate, powdered sugar, cream cheese, unsalted butter, unsweetened cocoa, whole milk with added vitamin D, natural flavor.
  • Contains: milk, egg, wheat, soy.
  • Manufactured in a facility that also processes: milk, egg, wheat, peanuts, soy, almond, walnut, pecan, coconut.

Shipping Information

Please allow 2-7 business days for processing and delivery. This gives our artisan partners time to prepare your order with exceptional care and attention to detail. A more accurate delivery date will be quoted on the payment page. Perishable food items are not eligible for rush shipping. Please not that we do not ship perishable food items outside the contiguous 48 states or to P.O. Boxes.

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If within 30 days, you are dissatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Returns with a gift receipt will be refunded in the form of a Merchandise Credit for the amount indicated on the gift receipt. Returns with original receipt will be refunded in the original form of payment, cash and check refunds over $100 will be issued as a company check (may take 14 business days from time of request).

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  • Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cake In Good Condition but Taste wasn't Good I bought this cake to celebrate family...50th anniversary, birthdays, engagements. We only see each other once a year. Based on reviews I talked this cake up and looked forward to it. It was a disappointment, somewhat dry and not great flavor. There were 8 of us in the condo and almost half the cake went in the trash after a few days. I had also bought a yellow cake from the grocery bakery for those not as inclined with chocolate. The store cake was very moist and flavorful in comparison and a third of the price! I do not recommend it. Also my sister noticed the icing was not creamed thoroughly and had specks of ? color was not uniform.
    Date published: 2018-12-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! Sorry to be so late, but we ordered this cake for Boxing Day. The cake arrived promptly and well-packed/preserved. We left it crated until we reached our destination at Mt. Hood. We unpacked it a couple of hours before dinner and it was just beautiful - exactly as presented. We had a crowd of about 20, and there was pie, but the cake was definitely large enough to serve us all. It was AMAZING! The taste, texture, everything, just delicious. There was cake leftover, even when people had eaten their fill. We left it for my sister, who served it for dessert on New Years. She said it was just as delicious then. I would order it again in a heartbeat. Thanks!!
    Date published: 2017-03-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Delicious !!! I ordered this cake for Christmas... It exceeded BEYOND my expectations... So moist and just the right amount of chocolate. I refroze the other half and even thawed out the 2nd time it was delicious !! I found it to be MUCH better than the cheesecake factory chocolate cheesecake that i had at the same time. This cake being even half the price... AAAAA+++++
    Date published: 2017-01-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious Chocolate Cake Wonderful texture and flavor. I was surprised at how large the cake was. I also liked that the frosting was a lighter color than the cake, which made a nice contrast.
    Date published: 2016-10-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Cake!!!!!!!!! This Cake I brought For My Husbands Father's Day He loved It!!!!!! Everybody Enjoyed The Moisture Of this Cake Very Well made, Will Buy Again.
    Date published: 2016-06-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mom's birthday cake We have ordered this cake several times. We always send one to my mom's work for her birthday and everyone raves over it! The people in the office have ordered it too :)
    Date published: 2016-03-01
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