OLD-FASHIONED CHOCOLATE CAKE W/COCAO FROSTING

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 c a-p flour
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 c cold water
  • 1 c corn oil
  • 1 T vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c SS choc chips
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 c + 2 T butter
  • 5 c powdered sugar
  • 8 T mimlk
  • 1 1/4 t vanilla
  • 3/4 c plus 3 T unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Grease 3 (9") cake pans.
  • Sift flour and next 4 ingredients into med bowl. Mix 2 c cold water, oil, and vanilla in large bowl. Whisk in flour mix.
  • Divide batter equally among pans. Sprinkle 1/2 c choc chips over batter in each pan.
  • Bake cakes until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
  • Cut around pan sides to loosen. Turn cakes out onto racks; cool completely.
  • Frosting: Beat butter in L bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in 3 c sugar. Beat in 6 T milk and vanilla.
  • Add cocoa and remaining 2 C sugar; beat until blended, thinning with more milk if necessary.
  • Place 1 cake layer, chocolate chips side up, on platter. Spread 2/3 c frosting over.
  • Top w/second cake layer, choc chips side up. Spread 2/3 c frosting over.
  • Top with last layer, choc chips side down. Spread remaining frosting over sides and top of cake.

Notes

Categories: Birthday  Cake  Dessert 

Author Credit: Bon Appetit

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