Down Yonder Chocolate Cake

Sherry Reichert

By
@candymam

If you are a chocolate lover then you will love this cake. I like to use Ghirardelli chocolate but you can use whatever your favorite is. I hope you enjoy this cake as much as my family does..


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Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2 large
eggs seperated
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 3/4 c
sifted cake flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
1/3 c
vegetable oil
1 c
buttermilk
3 oz
unsweetened chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually add 1/2 cup of sugar, beating until stiff. Set aside

Sift remaining 1 cup sugar, flour, soda and salt into a large bowl. Add oil and 1/2 of the buttermilk. Beat 1 minute , add remaining buttermilk, egg yolks and cooled melted chocolate. Beat 1 minute longer. Fold in meringue. Pour into 2 prepared 9 inch cake pans. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.
2
Down Yonder Frosting

3 Tablesp. Butter( softened)
3 oz. cream cheese ( softened)
1 box powdered sugar
3-4 Tablesp Buttermilk
2 oz. Unsweetened chocolate ( melted and cooled)
1 teasp vanilla.

Cream butter and cream cheese. Add powdered sugar alternately with buttermilk. Beat in chocolate and vanilla , mixing well. If frosting seems too thick add a little more milk.

About this Recipe

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