Hot Layer Cake With Ginseng


A party wouldn’t be complete without the cake, right? Aside from the colorful balloons, presents, ice cream, and games, a delicious chocolate cake can also make everyone excited– both kids and adults alike. That’s why I’m here to give you one of the healthiest cake recipes I often use during birthday parties! The main ingredient? Ginseng!

Ginseng is one of the best herbs that has a number of benefits. Aside from being a natural tonic and aphrodisiac, some of the benefits that you can enjoy from consuming ginseng, includes being able to lose weight effectively, it acts as a physical and health stimulant, aids in type 2 diabetes, prevents menstrual problems, and many more. So, what could be the best way to influence everyone to give this wonderful herb a try? Turn it into something they’re going to love!

Without further ado, here’s a ginseng chocolate cake recipe for you to try. It’s light, fluffy, and best of all, it has been kid-tested and approved! Go buy ginseng and get your baking pans and lovely molds ready because we’re about to start!

Cake Ingredients

– 3 cups all purpose flour
– 3/4 cup canola oil

– 3/4 cup unsalted butter

– 4 1/2 ounce chocolate; finely chopped

– 3 large eggs

– 3 cups of sugar

– 3/4 cup cocoa powder

– 3/4 cup buttermilk

– 2 1/2 tsp. baking soda

– 1/2 tsp salt

– 1 tsp baking powder

– 2 tbs vanilla extract

– 1 tsp. of ginseng powder


– 1 vanilla bean

– 2 1/2 cups heavy cream

– 6 ounce bittersweet chocolate

– 6 tbsp unsalted butter

– 2 cups sugar

– 1/4 tsp kosher salt

– 1/2 cup syrup

Cake Directions

– Preheat the oven at 350F.

– Combine chocolate, butter, and water in a saucepan and heat over low heat until melted.

– In a separate bowl, combine all remaining dry ingredients, except for baking soda, ginseng powder, and salt, and pour the chocolate mixture. Whisk well.

– Add one egg at a time, and then the remaining ingredients.

– Transfer in the prepared baking pans and bake for about 20 minutes or until fully baked.

– Cool completely.


– In a saucepan over low heat, combine butter, cream, vanilla bean, and stir until fully melted.

– Whisk the chopped chocolate and wait for it to melt.

– Don’t forget to add cocoa powder, sugar, and syrup until smooth, and allow it to dissolve.

– Pour in a pan and allow it to freeze.

Assembling the Cake

– Remove the frosting from the freezer and transfer it to a bowl. Whisk well until it softens, then become light and fluffy.
– Spread frosting around the cake like how you usually do. This would take a lot of patience, but the end result is definitely worth it.

There you have it. It’s as easy as that! Enjoy!

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