Old-fashioned chocolate cake

Old-fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

My mother used to make this for my birthday, because I LOVE chocolate cake. And this recipe is one of my favorites for chocolate cake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1-2/3 c
    sugar
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1-1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1-1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1-1/3 c
    water
  • 2 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2/3 c
    fat-free, evaporated milk

How to Make Old-fashioned chocolate cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350. Spray 2- 9" round baking pans w/ cooking spray. In lg bowl, combine butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat on high w/ mixer for 3 mins.
  2. In another bowl, combine flours, baking cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add alternately w/ water to butter mix. Beat just until combined. Pour evenly into pans. Bake 30-35 min, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. cool.
  3. Remove cooled cakes from pans. Place chocolate chips in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for 1-1/2 mins, stir. Microwave and stir until smooth. Whisk in powdered sugar and milk until smooth. Frost cakes.

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About Old-fashioned chocolate cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #old-fashioned




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