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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Dark Chocolate Cake

Moist, rich, chocolaty perfection, something that every chocolate fan should taste, this is one of those must-have recipes.

Dark Chocolate Cake


Ingredients
CAKE

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder or Hershey’s Special Dark powder
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water (I used hot, strong coffee)

FROSTING

  • 8 Tbsp butter or margarine, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ⅔ cup cocoa powder or Hershey’s Special Dark powder
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour three 8-inch baking pans.
  2. Stir together all dry ingredients to a large bowl.
  3. Add eggs, buttermilk, oil and vanilla and beat on medium speed about 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.
  5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove cakes from pans to a wire racks and let to cool completely.
  7. FROSTING
  8. Beat butter in medium bowl until fluffy. Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency. If necessary, add a bit of milk to reach desired consistency.
For full instructions please visit: cakescottage.com

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