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
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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

  • 1In 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