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Scrumptious Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Scrumptious Chocolate Cake

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"This cake makes men drool and women fight over the last piece! I think it's the peanut butter in the icing!"

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9x13 pan Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup margarine, oil, 4 tablespoons cocoa and water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring often. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, sift together the flour and sugar. Make a well in the center, and pour in the cocoa mixture. Stir until smooth. Mix in the buttermilk, 2 teaspoons vanilla, cinnamon, baking soda and eggs.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool slightly before frosting.
  5. For the Frosting: In a large saucepan, combine 1/2 cup margarine, 4 tablespoons cocoa and 5 tablespoons milk. Bring to a boil, stirring often. Remove from heat. Stir in confectioners' sugar, peanut butter and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat until the icing is blended. Pour over warm cake.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 40 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 11, 2003

I would definitely fight over the last piece of this cake! The peanut butter frosting is out of this world; especially if you're a peanut butter freak like I am. I baked it in a removable tube pan and I guess because of it, I needed to add about another 20 mins. baking time. I also decreased the amount of confectioners sugar in the frosting from four cups to less than three. It was plenty sweet and absolutely fabulous!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 03, 2008

I don't know what I did wrong, but this cake wasn't what I expected. Didn't even look like the deep, rich chocolate cake in the pic. Will not try again.

 
Aug 22, 2006

nice cake- not just the regular boring chocolate cake here. I halved the recipie to make a smaller layered cake with the frosting in between layers. but the frosting recipie did not turn out well for me at all. it was not smooth at all, so i had to add a little more milk and some melted chocolate chips to make a usable consistency. other than that, it was a very nice little cake!

 
Oct 04, 2010

I just made this cake for a dinner party and it is delicious! The next time I make this cake, I will only make half of the frosting as this recipe makes a TON of frosting that is far to rich to use all of!

 
Mar 09, 2008

My sister made me this for my birthday, it was by far the best, most intense chocolate cake I've ever had. mmmmmm, goood!

 
Nov 23, 2006

This cake is sooo delicious, however it does take some preperation time. Overall, it is chocolaty but not too rich, and the icing makes it an instant hit!

 
Jan 12, 2003

I made this cake for a friend, he loved it, along with all his employees. Made a second one and took it to my office, I think it was love at first bite. The only thing I had to do was add more milk to the frosting. This one is definately a keeper.

 
Nov 22, 2010

I just made this cake and it turned out good, my husband really likes the frosting. I dont think the picture posted with this cake is for this recipe. mine is not a as dark. however the cake is good, I had no problems with the recipe.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 488 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64.7 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 24.4 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 222 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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