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Triple Layer Chocolate Fudge Cake with Whipped Cream Middle

A chocolate cake recipe that will make a triple layer cake with whipped cream center and chocolate ganache top.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 3⅓ cups 422 grams all purpose flour
  • 1⅓ cups unsweetened cocoa powder half dark unsweetened, half regular unsweetened cocoa powder (or mix the intensity of chocolate as you prefer.
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1⅓ cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounces butter 3 sticks
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 eggs

Whipped Cream (for center)

  • 2 cups whipped cream
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons confectioner's sugar

Chocolate Ganache found here

    Chocolate Frosting found here

    • Sprinkles Optional


    • Sift together cocoa, flour, baking soda, salt into a bowl.
    • Put flour mixture all the rest of the ingredients in mixer and mix for 3 minutes.
    • Pour into cupcake pans or three cake pans.
    • Bake at 350.
    • Layer cakes take anywhere from 35-50 minutes.
    • Do not UNDER bake. Do a touch test. The cake should spring back to be done.
    • Allow to completely cool before
    • Freeze cakes for 30 minutes.

    Make Whipped Cream

    • Beat heavy cream, cream cheese and confectioner's sugar until stiff peaks.
    • Put whipped cream in center of the two layers.
    • Top (only the top, not the sides) with chocolate ganache or chocolate frosting.
    • Top with sprinkles.
    • Refrigerate. Take out 30 minutes before serving.