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moist chocolate cake

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Chicago, IL

This is a very moist chocolate cake I made for my daughter's birthday.Everybody loved it.It was gone right away I barely had time to take a picture. The wine in this recipe is the secret ingredient. It gives a unique flavor and no one could guess what it was.

serves 10-12
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For moist chocolate cake

  • 1 3/4 c
    unbleached white flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    red sweet wine ( like lambrusco)
  • 2 lg

How To Make moist chocolate cake

  • 1
    Mix together flour, cocoa, soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • 2
    In another bowl, mix sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, buttermilk and wine until combined.(do not over mix).
  • 3
    Add dry ingredients to wine mixture. Pour dough to 10 inch spring form pan. Bake 55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the cake.
  • 4
    Make frosting. I used a frosting from a recipe I have previously posted called, "Best chocolate cake ever".