That’s a Piece of Cake

Ingredients

Cake

  • 7 ounces semisweet chocolate (finely chopped)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 ¾ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs (large at room temperature)
  • 1 egg yolk (room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter (plus 2 tablespoons at room temperature)
  • 28 ounces sweetened condensed milk (about 2 cans)
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 10 ounces sweetened shredded coconut (about 3 cups)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

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