Chocolate Cake W/ Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

A wonderful moist chocolate cake, with creamy butter cream frosting. My mom begged me to make this today...it's her favorite.


Enjoy!

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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2
(1-ounce) bars unsweetened chocolate baking bars, broken into pieces
2 c
sugar
2 c
flour
1 stick
butter
1 c
milk ( i used 1/2 buttermilk and half 2 %
1/2 c
water
2 large
eggs
1 Tbsp
lemon juice, or white distilled vinegar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt

BUTTER CREAM FROSTING

2
( 1-ounce) bars unsweetened chocolate baking bars, broken into pieces
1/4 c
butter or margarine
3 - 1/2 c
(1 pound) powdered sugar
1/4 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Line 2 - 9 inch cake pans with wax paper cut out to fit bottom of pans; grease and flour. Set aside.

You can also bake this cake in a 9 x 13 inch cake pan.
2
Microwave baking bars in small, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10 to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth; cool to room temperature.
3
Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl. Add flour, milk, water, eggs, lemon juice, vanilla extract, baking powder, baking soda and salt; beat on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Beat in melted chocolate.
4
Pour into two well-greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans or one 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
5
Bake for 30 -35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 20 minutes; invert onto wire racks to cool completely before frosting.
6
Frosting:

Microwave baking bars and butter in small, microwave-safe mixer bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; stir. Microwave at additional 10 to 20 second intervals, stirring until smooth; cool to room temperature.
Beat sugar, 1/2 the milk, vanilla extract and salt into chocolate mixture just until of spreading consistency. Add the remaining milk if needed. Makes 2 cups approximately. ( I doubled the batch for the layer cake ).
7
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Hashtags: #butter, #Cream, #frosting