Classic Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Classic Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting

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55 m servings 554 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 554 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 27.9 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 74.8g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 390 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and lightly flour two 9-inch-round baking pans or one 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  2. For Cake: Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Add eggs; beat for 1 minute. Beat in melted chocolate. Beat flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with milk. Spoon and spread into prepared baking pan(s).
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes (13 x 9- inch 30 to 32 minutes) or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 20 minutes; invert round cakes onto wire rack(s) to cool completely.
  4. Frost with Creamy Chocolate Frosting.
  5. For Creamy Chocolate Frosting: Microwave butter and chocolate in small, uncovered, microwave-safe mixer bowl on High (100%) power for 45 seconds; stir. Sections may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth; cool to room temperature.
  6. Beat 1 cup powdered sugar, vanilla extract and salt into chocolate mixture until creamy. Gradually beat in remaining powdered sugar alternately with milk until smooth.
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This recipe was so easy to make and tasted great.

Cake was a little dry but, the frosting was the best

really good and tasty,and easy to make too

I too just made the frosting for a cake and it was very easy and very very yummy. Definitly a recipe to keep on hand. Maybe I will try the cake one day!

I can only rate the frosting as I needed some chocolate frosting for some cupcakes that I had made. This was perfect and turned out great! I did add a little more powdered sugar and milk until...

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