Favorite Chocolate Cake
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Favorite Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake will be in high demand by your family and friends.

The Story Behind the Recipe
15
servings
15 min
PREP TIME
55 min
TOTAL TIME

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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 3

    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40- 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Dust cake with powdered sugar or serve with dollop of whipped cream, if desired.

Tip #1

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.

Nutrition

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

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  July 20, 2014

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.

— says Neng
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