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  • Published: 14 May 2019
  • Join Rick Martinez in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as he makes chocolate blackout cake! According to legend (a.k.a. the Internet), this decadent chocolate cake was first created by Ebinger’s bakery in Brooklyn, New York, and named after the blackout drills during World War II.
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Comments • 1 436

  • Opal Stigma
    Opal Stigma  4 days back

    Lol bon appetite are subbed to vogue

    • Opal Stigma
      Opal Stigma  4 days back

      When they aren’t making vids what do they do ?

      • Sara Umansky
        Sara Umansky  7 days back

        is it possible to substitute the golden syrup? thank you!

        • Laura Galvan
          Laura Galvan  2 weeks back

          California brown sugar is way too dry for this. I get my brown sugar shipped from Domino in GA because "We'll always be your sugar." Gotta have that wet sand consistency!

          • Evelyn Lied
            Evelyn Lied  2 weeks back

            It’s a greeeeeeeat cake recipe, I made it for hubby’s birthday, he was delighted, everybody loved it and asked for more! Thank you very much! Love u Rick!

            • Yamiku94
              Yamiku94  2 weeks back

              I dont have access to pan any deeper than 1.5in and 9in diameter is that really gonna affect the outcome or is there a way I can use those pans to end up with something close?

              • R V
                R V  3 weeks back

                I didn't notice his nails until about halfway through the video. That blue is stunning! 💙

                • Astrictia Art
                  Astrictia Art  4 weeks back

                  Rick is the only one featured who has a concern for the aesthetic of fashion and STYLE . Also Molly, but Rick????????? my king thx

                  • Meh
                    Meh  4 weeks back

                    i like a dense crumb. which is why i love flourless chocolate cake. it’s basically a brownie.

                    • staytunedfor
                      staytunedfor  4 weeks back

                      That is some serious cake porn.

                      • 1984sFinest
                        1984sFinest  1 months back

                        Why is this dude wearing nail polish?

                        • Emily Hunter
                          Emily Hunter  1 months back

                          I love Rick ❤

                          • KamekoBruns
                            KamekoBruns  1 months back

                            I made this cake two days ago. Personally, I found the bittersweet frosting to be a bit too much of a counter punch to the sweetness of the pudding. My dad liked it while my son also felt it was too much so I think age plays a role in how people react to it. When I make it again, I will likely try a 50/50 blend of 60% bittersweet and semi-sweet chocolate. Other than that, this cake is fantastic. Thanks Rick!

                            • Paige Xiong
                              Paige Xiong  1 months back

                              I absolutely adore Chris

                              • centigradz
                                centigradz  1 months back

                                Waiting till I can stop coz I don't have an ingredient.

                                • KamekoBruns
                                  KamekoBruns  1 months back

                                  Rick, I used a scale to divide my batter in half. Then again, I'm crazy....

                                  • adrienne findley
                                    adrienne findley  1 months back

                                    I LOVE Rick's style, and the cake ain't bad either😊❤❤👍

                                    • Avery Cee
                                      Avery Cee  1 months back

                                      I am the ugly layer of my friend group.

                                      • Kalaisha K Totty
                                        Kalaisha K Totty  1 months back

                                        I love how fab rick’s intros are

                                        • Thomas Moore
                                          Thomas Moore  1 months back

                                          Literally laughed out loud at the "turn table" bit. It's late and I laughed loud. Thanks

                                          • L. R.
                                            L. R.  1 months back

                                            I LOVE your apron and nails! Where can I buy that apron? My boyfriend would look hot wearing that 🙂 I can’t wait to try my hand at making this cake. Oh, and, what a great tip about using cocoa to coat the pan. I adore this channel 😻 Cheers! 🥂

                                          • Kari Roueche
                                            Kari Roueche  1 months back

                                            No professional cook or baker male or female, should be wearing nail polish to cook or serve. I had a cake business for 15 years and removing polish would be the first thing I did before starting my work. It's so distracting every time I watch a Rick video.

                                            • detachedskull
                                              detachedskull  1 months back

                                              @Kari Roueche hmm, that makes sense. Reminds me of why my mother never wore polish; it always came off while she cooked dinner!

                                            • Kari Roueche
                                              Kari Roueche  1 months back

                                              @detachedskull Nail polish chips and can get in the food. The color is distracting in the videos, but also just the worry about what could happen is distracting.

                                            • detachedskull
                                              detachedskull  1 months back

                                              Why? Does the nail polish interfere somehow? Just curious

                                          • grapefruitiswinning
                                            grapefruitiswinning  1 months back

                                            Talk to me, Sugarman :)

                                            • 09yulstube
                                              09yulstube  1 months back

                                              Rick is just the best

                                              • bryan oliveira
                                                bryan oliveira  1 months back

                                                Rick's fit is fresh as hell

                                                • me needagee
                                                  me needagee  1 months back

                                                  "Gaze into my layers"

                                                  • Yvonne
                                                    Yvonne  2 months back

                                                    The reason all of NYC, not just Brooklyn, was blacked out at night was because of the German subs that were off the coast and could see the lights of the city.

                                                    • Will England, Composer
                                                      Will England, Composer  2 months back

                                                      Rick is great! Let’s see some more Rick videos.

                                                      • Aislinn Cunningham
                                                        Aislinn Cunningham  2 months back

                                                        I love pudding skin.

                                                        • TheOfficialCzex
                                                          TheOfficialCzex  2 months back

                                                          Those nails are absolutely fabulous. 👌

                                                          • badlesbian1983
                                                            badlesbian1983  2 months back

                                                            *chocolate is mentioned*
                                                            *Chris has entered the chat*
                                                            Chris: don't forget to temper the chocolate...
                                                            *Chris has left the chat*

                                                            • 재형 / ジェイムズ
                                                              재형 / ジェイムズ  2 months back

                                                              look delicious. the cake, that is

                                                              • ecenbt
                                                                ecenbt  2 months back

                                                                Rick is such an awesome addition!

                                                                Side note: Why are all the BA channel commenters so good??? I literally can't get out of this comment section

                                                                • Bintell reg
                                                                  Bintell reg  2 months back

                                                                  13:17 The cake is breaking !! :-(

                                                                  • Steven Gibson
                                                                    Steven Gibson  2 months back

                                                                    The wife made this and it’s just incredible. She had much praise for your detailed instructions. Thanks Rick & ba!

                                                                    • Geoffrey Alan
                                                                      Geoffrey Alan  2 months back

                                                                      Agreed, this cake was unbelievably good.

                                                                  • kmk3910
                                                                    kmk3910  2 months back

                                                                    The overlaid Michael Meyers from Halloween tune during Chris and Rick's discussion at the end was pure gold

                                                                    • Irene Boby
                                                                      Irene Boby  2 months back

                                                                      crying because my nails will never be as perfect as Rick's

                                                                      • bird
                                                                        bird  2 months back

                                                                        This sounds like my mom's favorite dessert, she loves chocolate cakes and puddings. One day ill be a good daughter and make this for her

                                                                        • charlotteluvscats
                                                                          charlotteluvscats  2 months back

                                                                          i’m baking this tomorrow for my birthday on monday! super excited to see how it goes 🤗

                                                                          • Monica R
                                                                            Monica R  2 months back

                                                                            "i'm gonna save this pot so that i can... lick this later"
                                                                            we love an honest legend

                                                                            • Monica R
                                                                              Monica R  2 months back

                                                                              if rick isn't in the next season of making perfect i'm gonna riot

                                                                              • Savage Boy1001
                                                                                Savage Boy1001  2 months back

                                                                                Why are his finger nails blue (aka gay)

                                                                                • maltygoodness2
                                                                                  maltygoodness2  2 months back

                                                                                  Just no to his aquamarine blue nail polish. A pro chef needs to keep his hands clean and that coloured chemical stuff covers a multitude of sins including warning signs abt your health and not just dirt.trapped in your nails

                                                                                  • FitAngie
                                                                                    FitAngie  2 months back

                                                                                    I wanted to eat that pudding as he was straining it 🤤😍 I love this cake !

                                                                                    • NFfan
                                                                                      NFfan  2 months back

                                                                                      Watched for 3 seconds saw his fingernails and I'm leaving

                                                                                      • Ozbil Ege Dumenci
                                                                                        Ozbil Ege Dumenci  2 months back

                                                                                        I made this cake last week and it was by far the MOST DELICIOUS cake I've EVER made, like EVER, and I've made many a cakes. It didn't look quite as graceful as Rick's did, but I absolutely positively would and will make this again.

                                                                                        • Mateusz Piotrowski
                                                                                          Mateusz Piotrowski  2 months back

                                                                                          There are no mistakes in frosting, just happy little accidents!

                                                                                          • Tierney Hamilton
                                                                                            Tierney Hamilton  2 months back

                                                                                            Rick is *the* best dressed of anyone in to test kitchen