Extreme Chocolate Cake

Extreme Chocolate Cake

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Virginia Akins

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@vala

I have made this cake 5 times and it is always a hit. If you love chocolate; you will love this cake.

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Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • FROSTING:

  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 5 1/3 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Extreme Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour either two 9 inch cake pans or one 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. Use the first set of ingredients to make the cake. In a medium bowl, stir together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla, mix for 3 minutes with an electric mixer. Stir in the boiling water by hand. Pour evenly into the pans.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to cool completely.
  4. To make the frosting, use the second set of ingredients. NOTE: If you are making this cake in a 9 x 13 pan, you may want to cut the frosting ingredients in half. Cream butter until light and fluffy. Stir in cocoa and confectioners' sugar alternately with the milk and vanilla. Beat to a spreading consistency.
  5. Split the layers of cooled cake horizontally, cover the top of each layer with frosting, then stack them onto a serving plate. Frost the outside of the cake

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About Extreme Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #eggs #sugar #chocolate




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