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You can use rum or brandy, if you like.

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Recipe Summary

additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 20 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 9x5-inch cake
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cut the cake in half lengthwise to make two layers. Combine the coffee and brandy. Sprinkle enough of the coffee mixture over the bottom cake layer to moisten it well, but not soak it.

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  • Beat together the mascarpone and the confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Spread half the cheese mixture over the bottom cake layer. Top with remaining cake layer and spread remaining cheese on top. Dust liberally with sifted cocoa. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

402 calories; protein 6g; carbohydrates 32.7g; fat 26.8g; cholesterol 70.9mg; sodium 243.3mg. Full Nutrition
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