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

Step-By-Step

11. 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.

2MIX 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.

3FROSTING: 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..

4PLACE 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