moist chocolate cake

★★★★★ 1
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By zina eddy
from Philadelphia, PA

This is the best darn cake that I ever made. OMG just had to let others know about this recipe. Hats off to Debbie Hoggan

★★★★★ 1

Ingredients For moist chocolate cake

  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    white granulated sugar
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 4 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • HEAVENLY ICING
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 4 oz
    semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

How To Make moist chocolate cake

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 350
  • 2
    Grease and flour a 9" round cake pan. Line bottom of pans with waxed paper;grease and flour paper. For the cake in a medium bowl stir together flour,cocoa powder, baking powder,and baking soda.
  • 3
    In a large bowl,with electric mixer set om medium, beat,butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • 4
    Beat in chocolate and vanilla. Alternately fold flour mixture and milk into batter.
  • 5
    Pour into prepared pans.Baked until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.
  • 6
    Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Run a knife around edge of pan; invert cake onto rack; cool completely.
  • 7
    For Icing, in a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil over medium heat. Add chocolate; remove from heat.
  • 8
    Cover; let stand for 10 minutes. Whisk until thick. Cool for 15 minutes. Place a sheet of waxed paper under rack. Pour icing over cake; spread to cover. Cool until set.
  • 9
    Chef tip: Easiest frosting of cakes is done by placing the cakes in your desired frosting dish,and refrigerate the cakes for 1 hour. I did mines over night and brushed off any crumbs before icing

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