the Greatest & Easiest Chocolate Cake

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Lyn Starr

By
@lynstarr

Use the finest Chocolate (NOT Dutch) you can find. The original recipe came from the back of a cocoa can years ago.

ENJOY!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

  • 3 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 c
    cocoa powder
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 3 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 3 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 5
    eggs
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING

  • 2 1/3 c
    powdered sugar (sugar free : 2 1/3 c splenda 4 tablespoons cornstarch, blend in blender) i use 1 c. + 2 tbsp slimtevia, 4 tbsp cornstarch, blend)
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa
  • 1/3 c
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    very hot water
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make the Greatest & Easiest Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven 350. Grease and flour 9" (two) cake pans, tube pan. OR cup cake liners
  2. Place all ingredients in mixing bowl and mix on high speed for 3 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl once; pour into prepared pans or fill cupcake liners to 3/4 full.
  3. Bake 9" cakes for 55 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Bundt cake will take longer.

    Cupcakes 20-25 minutes.
  4. FROSTING:

    Place all ingredients in small mixing bowl and beat for 3 minutes. Frost cooled cake/cupcakes

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