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The famous Yost chocolate cake!

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 55 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 frosted cake
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch cake pan.

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  • Whisk buttermilk, vegetable oil, eggs, 1/3 cup cocoa powder, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in a bowl until smooth. Whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a separate bowl. Add dry ingredients to buttermilk mixture and whisk in hot water. Spread batter in prepared cake pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until set and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean or with moist crumbs, about 35 minutes. Let cool.

  • Beat confectioners' sugar, cream, butter, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl using an electric mixer until frosting is smooth and creamy. Spread onto cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts

639 calories; protein 4.8g; carbohydrates 92.6g; fat 29.6g; cholesterol 59mg; sodium 446.8mg. Full Nutrition
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