Best Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Ann Simmons Recipe

By Ann Simmons AngelJasonsMom

Another adopted recipe. Made a few changes.


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings

Ingredients

1/2 c
margarine
1 c
water
2 oz
unsweetened chocolate
2 c
all-purpose flour
2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
FROSTING INGREDIENTS
1/2 c
margarine
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 Tbsp
vanilla
1 lb
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
milk
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Directions Step-By-Step

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Cake Directions:
2
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13-inch pan.
3
In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave chocolate, margarine and water until melted. Stir occasionally until chocolate is smooth. Allow to cool to room temperature.
4
In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt and soda. Pour in milk and eggs. Mix the cooled chocolate mixture into the batter. Pour into prepared pan.
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Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
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Frosting Directions:
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In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in cocoa and vanilla.
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Place confectioners' sugar in a large bowl. Pour in cocoa mixture. Beat well (mixture will be extremely thick).
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Beat in milk, a teaspoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved.

About this Recipe

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