Recipe by Sandy Moore
"One of the best chocolate cake recipes I've ever had. A must for chocolate lovers!"
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semisweet chocolate chips
2 1/4 cups
1 3/4 cups
heavy whipping cream
Unexpectedly fantastic!!! Light, fluffy, moist - I could go on & on. I did have to adjust flour to 2 1/8 cups of all purpose. And, added just short of 1/4 cup oil in. (The batter does taste and look like chocolate mousse!) The frosting was a wonderful match to this glorious cake. But the best part? Both 4 yr olds got in the action. (He made the cake / She did the frosting) And, were pumped that "This is yummier than Mom's cake!" (Yeah, my last one was a doozy). *Oh yeah: I didn't have three round pans, so I whipped up an additional 11 cupcakes... Why 11? We couldn't stop "Taste testing" the batter*
Chose this recipe because I had all those ingredients. Big mistake. The frosting was runny and the cake was dry. Best chocolate cake recipe on this site so far is Better than sex chocolate cake.
Absolutely loved this cake. I'm not in the habit of making triple layer cakes, so I had to go out and buy a third pan, but it was worth it. It was a very moist and lightly flavored chocolate cake, and I can't say enough good things about the frosting. I couldn't imagine what it would end up like. I've never heard a frosting recipe call for this kind of ingredients, but it was wonderful! Almost like a chocolate mousse.
This is the best chocolate cake recipe! My whole family loves it! I have made it about 3 times now. When I make it, I make 2/3 of the recipe (8 servings) and make it in a 9x13 rectangular pan, or a molded pan that I have that looks like a flower. I use light buttermilk and I frost it with canned chocolate frosting because canned frosting has less fat and calories than the homemade kind. It always turns out great and tastes awesome!
What a yummy cake! I was a bit skeptical at first after reading some of the reviews, but the cake turned out great for me. I made it for my friend's birthday, and everything enjoyed it. The icing tastes, to me, like melted chocolate ice cream. The cake was moist and beautiful. Give it a go.
OOOOH! SO Good! Excellent a must try. Mouthwatering.
This is a great cake! The frosting is similar to chocolate mousse and the cake is soft and spongy (almost too soft and spongy--the cake cracked in a couple places--but it was still delicious). One thing I would caution people about is the amount of sweetness. Next time I will make it, I would reduce the amount of sugar by 1/4, maybe 1/2 cup. It's just way too sweet otherwise, especially with the use of semi-sweet chocolate. Other than that, this is a delicious cake.
I really liked the cake but not the frosting. The recipe wasn't really enough for the whole cake. Also, with the chocolate mixture, it was too heavy to allow the cream to fluff up well. I used a variation of a whipped cream an cocoa powder instead of melted chocolate chips which worked really well.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chocolate Buttermilk Cake
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 632
** Calories from Fat: 326
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