the Greatest & Easiest Chocolate Cake

Lyn Starr

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@lynstarr

Use the finest Chocolate (NOT Dutch) you can find. The original recipe came from the back of a cocoa can years ago.

ENJOY!!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

3 1/3 c
all purpose flour
1 1/3 c
cocoa powder
3 c
sugar
3 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
3/4 c
butter
3 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
5
eggs

CHOCOLATE FROSTING

2 1/3 c
powdered sugar (sugar free : 2 1/3 c splenda 4 tablespoons cornstarch, blend in blender) i use 1 c. + 2 tbsp slimtevia, 4 tbsp cornstarch, blend)
1/3 c
cocoa
1/3 c
butter
1/3 c
very hot water
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 350. Grease and flour 9" (two) cake pans, tube pan. OR cup cake liners
2
Place all ingredients in mixing bowl and mix on high speed for 3 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl once; pour into prepared pans or fill cupcake liners to 3/4 full.
3
Bake 9" cakes for 55 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Bundt cake will take longer.

Cupcakes 20-25 minutes.
4
FROSTING:

Place all ingredients in small mixing bowl and beat for 3 minutes. Frost cooled cake/cupcakes

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