Mother's Day Mocha Cake

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This cake is a special Mother's Day Treat. The perfect way to show your appreciation for Mom.

Modified from: Susan's Favorite Mocha Cake

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Original recipe yields 16 servings



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  1. In a large bowl combine cake mix, sour cream, eggs, liqueur and oil; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in 1 Cup chocolate chips. Pour into 3 greased and floured 9 inch round baking pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 24-28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  2. In a microwave melt the white baking chips, butter and the remaining chocolate chips stir until smooth, stir in coffee granules and extract. Cool to room temperature. In a small saucepan sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup of cream, let stand for one minute. Heat over low heat until the granules are completely dissolved. Stir into chocolate mixture. In a large bowl beat remaining 1-1/4 cup cream until soft peaks form. Add to the cooled chocolate mixture, beat until stiff peaks form.
  3. For the whipped cream, In a small bowl beat cream until it begins to thicken Add the sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form
  4. Place bottom layer on a serving plate; top with half of the chocolate mixture. Repeat layers. Top with the remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of the cake with whipped cream. Refrigerate for at least two hours before serving



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