Portillos Chocolate Cake
if you’re interested in learning how to make a portillos chocolate cake reminds little Portillo’s. keep watching so this is a super super easy cake I can’t tell you how super easy it is we’re not going to follow the back of the box instructions.
We’re actually just going to go ahead and grab a box of Betty Crocker chocolate cake. yes we’re just going to go ahead and do it the quick way we’re going to have three eggs at room temperature so if you know you’re going to go ahead and make this cake just take out the eggs ahead of time that way you have everything prepared and they’re room temperature just makes the batter a little bit more fluffier and moist.
portillos chocolate cake recipe
So that is a really important step the next ingredient that we’re going to go ahead and use is a cup of ice-cold water the colder the water the better it is so one cup of that and then we’re going to take one cup of mayonnaise yes mayonnaise that is actually the key ingredient to this portillos chocolate cake. and let me tell you it comes out moist like a sponge I mean you could really just put your finger and it will just bounce back up okay.
So that is one of the key ingredients here then you’re going to go ahead and incorporate all those ingredients you’re going to whip it up for 30 seconds on low okay so 30 seconds as you can see.
I didn’t even plug it in but let’s so let’s mix it up for 30 seconds on low once you mix up all incorporate all the ingredients you’re going to go ahead and mix it on high for about 4 minutes.
So make sure you mix it up on high travel okay so once you’re done whipping it up in high for four minutes you should have a better that kind of looks like this. I actually went ahead and line two 9-inch round baking pans with parchment paper just so it’s easier to transfer into a platter once. I get ready to frost it but go ahead and make sure that it’s equally distributed put it in the oven for 30 and 32 minutes I’m 350 degrees.
Obviously you’re going to go ahead and keep your eye on it depending on how hot your oven gets once they’re done they should look something like this nice decadent chocolate cakes. so now we are actually getting ready to go ahead and frost it so just you know go ahead turn it over. I like to just hit the bottom of the pan a couple of times just to make sure that it’s going to go ahead and come out and hopefully.
It doesn’t stick to the pan but that’s why again we lined it with parchment paper so just go ahead and remove the parchment paper. and get ready to frost this puppy up okay so so that is actually going to make it easier for us to go ahead and frost this bottom layer.
portillos chocolate eclair cake
so what we’re going to do is take one tub of the Betty Crocker rich and creamy chocolate frosting and we’re going to go ahead and frost the first layer use the whole tub yes people. we want a big thick layer of frosting on the bottom piece. so go ahead and layer that puppy up and don’t be scared to lather that puppy up all right so we’re going to use that whole tub and let me tell you it is awesome this portillos chocolate cake is truly truly a replica of the Portillo’s cake .
I don’t know if you guys have portals around you but oh they’re beeps they’re sausage they’re hot dogs oh my god and then you got to top it off with this chocolate cake woof. let me tell you mm-hmm all right so now we’re just going to go ahead and bring that second layer of cake and just go ahead and put it on top of that frosting and there’s a couple of there’s a little bit of frosting left over so.
I’m just going to go ahead and just kind of put it on top of this second layer we’re going to go ahead and open the second tub of that rich and creamy chocolate frosting from Betty Crocker and we’re just going to go ahead and spread it all over all right.
so don’t be afraid to lather it up with all that frosting all that goodness top of the cake on the sides of the cake. I mean it’s truly a decadent cake chocolate on chocolate and it tastes just like the cake from Portillo’s and if you guys haven’t been to Port Charles I mean you guys need to try it it is awesome the beefs the hotdogs cheeseburgers. Oh again I could just go on and on and on and then top it off with a piece of chocolate cake oh man so by all means check this recipe out give it a try give it a thumbs up I mean this is really really as close as you’re going to get to Portillo’s cake when you make it at home and for the fraction of the cost.