Bleeding Cake

White chocolate ganache "blood" drips down the sides of this spooky cake filled with a bloody raspberry surprise!

Ingredients

Cake Batter

  • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 9 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ¾ cups sour cream

Buttercream

  • 4 cups unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 10 cups confectioner’s sugar

Blood (inside the cake)

  • 1 cup raspberry jam
  • 3 tbsp pomegranate juice

Knives

  • ½ cup white candy melts, melted
  • black food colouring
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips, melted

Bloody Drip

  • 5 oz white chocolate, melted
  • 2 oz heavy cream
  • red food colouring

Steps

  1. Bake the cake: Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy.
  2. Add the vanilla extract and eggs one a time, mixing with each addition.

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