Moist Chocolate Cake

zina eddy


This is the best darn cake that I ever made. OMG just had to let others know about this recipe. Hats off to Debbie Hoggan

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1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
white granulated sugar
large eggs
4 oz
semi-sweet chocolate melted
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c


1/2 c
heavy cream
4 oz
semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

Pre-heat oven to 350
Grease and flour a 9" round cake pan. Line bottom of pans with waxed paper;grease and flour paper. For the cake in a medium bowl stir together flour,cocoa powder, baking powder,and baking soda.
In a large bowl,with electric mixer set om medium, beat,butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at
a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in chocolate and vanilla. Alternately fold flour mixture and milk into batter.
Pour into prepared pans.Baked until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.
Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Run a knife around edge of pan; invert cake onto rack; cool completely.
For Icing, in a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil over medium heat. Add chocolate; remove from heat.
Cover; let stand for 10 minutes. Whisk until thick. Cool for 15 minutes. Place a sheet of waxed paper under rack. Pour icing over cake; spread to cover. Cool until set.
Chef tip: Easiest frosting of cakes is done by placing the cakes in your desired frosting dish,and refrigerate the cakes for 1 hour. I did mines over night and brushed off any crumbs before icing

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes