Favorite Chocolate Cake

Favorite Chocolate Cake
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This chocolate cake will be in high demand by your family and friends.
15 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time
15 servings

Ingredients

2 cups
sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
buttermilk*
2 (1-ounce) squares
unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
2 teaspoons
vanilla
2 cups
all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 cup
boiling water
 
Powdered sugar, if desired
 
*Substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar plus enough milk to equal 1/2 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add buttermilk, 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.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40- 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  4. Dust cake with powdered sugar or serve with dollop of whipped cream, if desired.

Recipe Tips

The ingredients in this cake can be cut in half to make an 8-inch square snack cake. Follow mixing directions above. Pour batter into prepared 8-inch square pan. Bake 35-40 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
250
Cholesterol
45mg
Carbohydrates
41g
Protein
3g
Fat
9g
Sodium
320mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

My family love this cake. I used warm water instead of boiling water. If i dont have buttermilk, I will use 1 1/2 teaspon vinegar add enought milk to make 1/2 cup of buttermilk.

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