A Favorite Chocolate Cake Recipe

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A Favorite chocolate cake

kay OLEARY

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@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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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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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

Step-By-Step

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