WORLD'S BEST CHOCOLATE CAKE

TAMMY WADE

By
@Tammywade

THIS RECIPE SPEAKS FOR IT'S SELF!!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
unsalted butter
4 oz
unsweetened chocolate broken up
2 1/2 c
flour
2 1/4 c
sugar
1 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
sour cream
3
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla
frosting
4 oz
unsweetened chocolate broken up
1/2 c
shortening
1 stick
butter
1/4 c
sour cream
1/3 c
milk
2 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
salt
1 box
1 lb. powdered sugar
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1. HEAT OVEN TO 350*. GREASE AND FLOUR THREE(3) 9 INCH ROUND CAKE PANS. 2. IN A MICROWAVE SAFE GLASS BOWL, MELT BUTTER, AND CHOCOLATE TOGETHER IN MICROWAVE ON HIGH UNTIL MELTED AND SMOOTH, 1 TO 1 1/2 MIN, STIRRING HALFWAY THROUGH, SET ASIDE.
2
MIX FLOUR, SUGAR,COCOA,B.SODA,B.POWDER, AND SALT IN A LARGE BOWL UNTIL BLENDED. ADD SOUR CREAM, EGGS, 1 CUP WATER, CHOCOLATE MIXTURE AND VANILLA; BEAT 30 SECONDS ON LOW SPEED, UNTIL DRY INGREDIENTS ARE MOISTENED. INCREASE TO MEDIUM; BEAT 2 MINUTES. POUR INTO PREPARED PANS. BAKE FOR 40 MINUTES OR UNTIL CAKE LAYERS SPRING BACK WHEN PRESSED. COOL LAYERS IN PANS OF RACK 10 MINUTES. REMOVE CAKES TO RACK TO COOL.
3
FROSTING: IN A MICROWAVE SAFE GLASS BOWL, MELT CHOCOLATE IN MIRCROWAVE ON HIGH FOR 1 MINUTE. STIR UNTIL SMOOTH. SET ASIDE. BEAT SHORTENING,BUTTER,SOUR CREAM, MILK,VANILLA, SALT AND 1 CUP OF THE SUGAR, AND THE COCOA POWDER IN A MEDIUM SIZE BOWL UNTIL CREAMY. GRADUALLY BEAT IN REMAINING SUGAR AND MELTED CHOCOLATE UNTIL THICK AND SMOOTH..
4
PLACE A CAKE LAYER ON PEDESTAL. SPREAD WITH ABOUT 2/3 CUP FROSTING, TOP WITH SECOND LAYER, SPREAD WITH ABOUT 2/3 CUP MORE FROSTING. TOP WITH REMAINING LAYER. FROST TOP AND SIDES, SWIRLING DECORATIVELY.. GARNISH WITH CHOCOLATE CURLS, AND BERRIES IF DESIRED...ENJOY..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate