Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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A wonderful devil's food-like chocolate cake with a rich, creamy chocolate frosting.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.
Combine sugar and 1/2 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add milk, 2 ounces melted chocolate, eggs and vanilla; continue beating until smooth. Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Add boiling water; continue beating until smooth.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
Place 1/2 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, cocoa and salt alternately with whipping cream and 1 ounce melted chocolate, scraping bowl often and beating well after each addition. Stir in corn syrup. Frost cooled cake.
Dietary Fiber: 3g
I made this cake on Fathers Day and it was the best Chocolate Cake I have ever made. The texture was very moist and it tasted very good I did substitute the sour milk with buttermilk. I will using this recipe for years to come;-)
I rated the recipe as good if you follow the ingredients. In order to make the recipe excellent I added 1 cup of butter instead of 1/2, and instead of sour milk I added buttermilk. This made the cake very moist and my family loves it.
It is not tasty too much and I don't like it's texture!
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