1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 ounces 60 percent dark baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup half and half
PLACE chocolate and butter in large bowl; add boiling water and stir until smooth.
STIR in sugar, buttermilk, egg and vanilla.
COMBINE flour, soda and salt in another bowl; whisk flour mixture into chocolate mixture just until blended. Mixture will be thin.
POUR into 9-inch sprayed cake pan.
BAKE at 325° for 18 to 30 minutes or just until center is baked through and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
COOL in pan 10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate.
COMBINE chocolate and cream for ganache in small saucepan; heat, whisking until melted and smooth.
SPOON over top of cake; let ganache set before serving.
Nutrition information: Per slice (1/12 recipe): 179 calories, 7 grams fat, 4 grams saturated fat, 26 milligrams cholesterol, 236 milligrams sodium, 28 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 3 grams protein.
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