Classic Chocolate Cake

Classic Chocolate Cake Recipe

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cindy blaylock

By
@sanchez

this came from and old friend and we love this cake

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12 to 14
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 c
    water, cold
  • 1 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4 large
    eggs separated
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    flour unsifted
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    buttermilk or strong cold coffee
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How to Make Classic Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. In heavy saucepan on low heat, melt broken chocolate with water; set aside.

    Cream butter with sugar until light and fluffy.
    Add egg yolks, one at a time beating after each addition. Mix in melted chocolate and vanilla.

    Sift flour with soda.

    Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk or coffee to chocolate mixture; mix until smooth.

    Beat egg whites with salt until very stiff peaks form; fold into batter.

    Spread into three 8 or 9" round cake pans lined with wax paper.

    Bake at 350-F about 30 minutes. Cool on rack 10 minutes; remove cake

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About Classic Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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