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  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 3

A lovely chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting.

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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pans or one 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

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  • Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.

  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes for round pans, 35 to 40 minutes for rectangular pan or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. (Cake may be left in rectangular pan, if desired.) Frost with One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting.

  • To make One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting: Beat butter in medium bowl. Add confectioners' sugar and cocoa alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Stir in vanilla.

Nutrition Facts

591 calories; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 96.5g; fat 20.7g; cholesterol 58.1mg; sodium 552.6mg. Full Nutrition
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