My daughter Charisma has an affinity with cats and youtube. If I can describe Nyan cat it would be like this. Nyan cat is flying, poptart, space cat who leaves a trail of rainbow as she flies into space. She even has a theme song as she flies.
This chocolate chiffon cake's inspiration is from "vintage dude" party ware. I want to evoke the feel of a gentleman celebrating his 30th birthday, sipping martini in his fine leather couch. (LOL) I achieve the fine leather look by icing the cake with chocolate ganache. The letterings are coffee buttercream and the cake graphics are also coffee buttercream that I dyed grey.
This chiffon chocolate cake is similar to red velvet cake but minus the red food colouring. It is filled with cream cheese icing and covered with chocolate ganache. I posted a shortcut version of this cake recipe at the bottom of this page. Enjoy!
Easy Light Chocolate Cake
1 package of Duncan Hines classic yellow cake mix
2 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1 tablespoon brewed coffee (optional) Preheat oven at 350 F. Grease and lightly flour the bottom and sides of 2 8" round lightly coloured cake pan. In a large mixer bowl whisk together cake mix and…