Miami Beach Birthday Cake
|Semi sweet chocolate morsels||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Graham cracker crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||26 Tablespoon (1 1/2 Cups Plus 2 Tablespoon)|
|Buttermilk/Sour milk||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Melt 1/3 cup chocolate morsels.
Grease and flour bottoms of two 9" layer pans.
Combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter.
Stir in walnuts and 2/3 cup morsels.
Combine flour with soda and salt.
Gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar.
Add eggs, one at a time.
Blend in melted morsels and vanilla.
At low speed add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
Turn into pans.
Sprinkle with crumb mixture.
Bake at 375 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.
Beat cream with 2 tbs sugar until stiff.
Fill and frost sides, keeping layers top-side up.