A Favorite Chocolate Cake Recipe

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A Favorite chocolate cake

kay OLEARY

By
@TRINE

From ' A Yankee Christmas ' 1991
Made many times for its dark chocolate taste, fine texture and easy prep. The frosting alone makes any cake great!


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Serves:

10

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

3 oz
chocolate, unsweetened squares
1/3 c
strong coffee
1/4 c
butter, softened
2 1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
strong coffee

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt chocolate in 1/3 cup coffee over low heat,stirring. Set aside to cool slightly.
2
Measure and sift the dry ingredients together.
3
Cream butter and brown sugar very well.
4
Add one egg at a time beat well after each one.
5
Add vanilla and blend in the chocolate. Beat well.
6
Add dry ingredients alternately with the cup of coffee -use low speed and just combine.
7
Put into 2- 9 inch pans or a 10x 13 pan that is well buttered and lined with wax paper.
8
Bake in a 350 degree oven until cooked through 35 or 40 minutes.
9
Cool 10 minutes in pans, then remove to cool on racks and frost with Dark Chocolate Frosting when cooled.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy