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Quick-Does-The-Trick Chocolate Cake

Merry Rose

"My go-to chocolate fix! One bowl cake with on-hand ingredients, and always licked right up. Very moist."
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50 m servings 317 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch baking dish)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Whisk sugar, margarine, and eggs together in a large bowl until smooth and creamy. Add flour, buttermilk, cocoa, and baking soda and mix. Stir boiling water into mixture just until batter is mixed. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Sprinkle chocolate chips over cake and let sit until chocolate begins to melt; spread over cake, creating an instant chocolate frosting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 317 calories; 10.2 g fat; 54.5 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g protein; 32 mg cholesterol; 333 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I'm not a sweets type person, but couldn't resist making this cake (I made it mini sized and reduced the servings to six). Moist, tender, and not overwhelming where it's too sweet. I think using...