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Double Chocolate Cake I

Rated as 3.03 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very good chocolate cake, when frosted with a chocolate frosting it is a double chocolate treat."
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Ingredients

servings 131 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 -8 or 9 inch round cakes)

Directions

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  1. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt together into a large bowl.
  2. Add the butter or margarine, milk, and vanilla to the dry ingredients in the bowl. Beat for 300 strokes, or for approximately 2 minutes at low speed with an electric mixer.
  3. Add the eggs, melted chocolate, and red food coloring to the batter. Beat an additional 300 strokes or 2 minutes at low speed.
  4. Pour into two greased and floured 8 inch layer pans. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until done.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 131 calories; 5.3 g fat; 19.7 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 186 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was a really good chocolate cake, very moist and delicious. My whole family loved it.

Most helpful critical review

Ladies BEWARE!!! I followed this recipe to the T! I ended up with a oven full of spill over chocolate cake and smoke detectors blaring at midnight. This is the LAST time I get a recipe off line....

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Ladies BEWARE!!! I followed this recipe to the T! I ended up with a oven full of spill over chocolate cake and smoke detectors blaring at midnight. This is the LAST time I get a recipe off line....

This cake recipe was awful. The cake was red with brown chunks throughout batter. The cake was chewy and it did not taste like chocolate cake. It tasted like red spotted vanilla cake. Don't ...

This was a really good chocolate cake, very moist and delicious. My whole family loved it.

I added a 1/2 cup of cocoa powder to this recipe and it turned out great. For those of you who had problems with the chocolate clumping up, make sure all of your ingredients are room temp and y...

Very easy to make and tasted great! Though I recommend going a little heavier on the chocolate if you're looking for that "decadent" chocolate flavor. I will use this recipe again.

Im only giving this recipe 4 stars because of the taste. It is rather good not to sweet, not to choclatey, which brings me to wonder where the "double" chocolate cake name comes from. However ...

I do not care for a dark chocolate cake so this was great. Also, one of the best one bowl cakes I have found - most of them use shortening. Another plus for this cake is that it does not use t...

This was just okay. I made these in cupcake form instead of the cake. I took them out and the middles totally fell. Even after letting them cool for about an hour, I couldn't frost them witho...

this cake is fantastic! I also added 1/2 a cup of cocoa powder and the flavor is amazing! Bravo!