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down yonder chocolate cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sherry Reichert
Downs, IL

If you are a chocolate lover then you will love this cake. I like to use Ghirardelli chocolate but you can use whatever your favorite is. I hope you enjoy this cake as much as my family does..

(2 ratings)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For down yonder chocolate cake

  • 2 lg
    eggs seperated
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 3/4 c
    sifted cake flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
  • 3 oz
    unsweetened chocolate

How To Make down yonder chocolate cake

  • 1
    Beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually add 1/2 cup of sugar, beating until stiff. Set aside Sift remaining 1 cup sugar, flour, soda and salt into a large bowl. Add oil and 1/2 of the buttermilk. Beat 1 minute , add remaining buttermilk, egg yolks and cooled melted chocolate. Beat 1 minute longer. Fold in meringue. Pour into 2 prepared 9 inch cake pans. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.
  • 2
    Down Yonder Frosting 3 Tablesp. Butter( softened) 3 oz. cream cheese ( softened) 1 box powdered sugar 3-4 Tablesp Buttermilk 2 oz. Unsweetened chocolate ( melted and cooled) 1 teasp vanilla. Cream butter and cream cheese. Add powdered sugar alternately with buttermilk. Beat in chocolate and vanilla , mixing well. If frosting seems too thick add a little more milk.

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