Miniature Chocolate Raspberry Cakes

Miniature Chocolate Raspberry Cakes for Valentine’s Day

Devil’s Food:
3 cups granulated sugar
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/8 cups cocoa powder (natural or Dutch-processed), sift if lumpy
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
3/4 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/4 cup hot coffee
1/4 cup rum or brandy (or equal parts coffee)
Raspberry Cream:
1 cup heavy cream
3 tablespoons raspberry preserves
Chocolate Ganache:
1/2 cup apricot jam, heated and strained if there are chunks of fruit
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons corn syrup
1 pound bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

Blackberry Coulis:
2 cups frozen or fresh blackberries
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon creme de cassis or frambois liqueur

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