Perfect Chocolate Cake with Perfect Chocolate Frosting

Perfect Chocolate Cake with Perfect Chocolate Frosting

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27 review(s) averaging 4.2. 77% would make again

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"Oh oh oh this is THE best chocolate cake I have ever had. Oodles of work, but worth it. I recommend doing it over two days. Bake the cakes, then do the rest the second day. Most important: let those layers cool COMPLETELY before you add the whipped cream filling or it will just melt into nothing on the cake. Chill the filling well before spreading it, for the same reason. Careful, it will become a heavily requested item! Great for giving a loving gift to the chocoholic who has everything."

- xanna

Ingredients

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1 c Cocoa
2 c Boiling water
1 c Margarine
2 1/2 c Sugar
4 Eggs
2 3/4 c Flour
2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1 1/2 ts Vanilla
WHIPPPED CREAM FILLING
1 c Whipping cream
1 ts Vanilla extract
1/4 c Powdered sugar
PERFECT CHOCOLATE FROSTING
6 oz Semisweet chocolate
1/2 c Half and half
3/4 c Butter
2 1/2 c Powdered sugar

Original recipe makes 20 Servings

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Preparation

Perfect Chocolate Cake: Combine cocoa and boiling water, stirring until smooth; set aside. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time. Combine flour, soda, baking powder, and salt in bowl; add to mixture alternately with cocoa mixture. Stir in vanilla. Use two 10" pans. Bake 350 degrees for 30 - 40 minutes

WHIPPPED CREAM FILLING: Beat whipping cream and vanilla until foamy; gradually add powdered sugar. Makes 1 cup.

PERFECT CHOCOLATE FROSTING: Combine first three ingredients in saucepan; cook until chocolate melts. Remove from heat; add powdered sugar. Set pan is ice, and beat until frosting holds it shape and loses it gloss. Add a few more drops of half/half if needed to make spreading consistency.

Makes 2 1/2 cups

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Very nice, I added orange butter icing filling and made my own chocolate topping, with chocolate sprinkles.. Yum! Rated 5 star <3
KellKelz 10 months ago
I don't even want to give it one star! Cake came out flavorless, like styrofoam; the texture fell apart like sandstone. Even with more than adequate greasing it refused to depart the pan with great catastrophe, claiming the life if the cake. Do NOT recommend and will NEVER even think remotely about using this recipe again!!!!!
AlysLandy 1 year ago
karin40 1 year ago
Cake is great. Icing is like slip and slide. Do not use this icing if you have any intention of keeping the 2 layers together.
erinmommaof3 1 year ago
Made it for my sons birthday. We all loved it. Absolutely the best chocolatey chocolate cake I've ever made. Added Jaffa cake layer in middle of mix before baking. Lovely.
Zion68 1 year ago
Want to try!!!!
besties2017 1 year ago
Very delicious cake, very moist, just perfect in so many ways :-)
FullMetalBlonde 1 year ago
Was a great cake
marr611657 1 year ago
The best chocolate cake ive ever made - moist, dark and delicious
Kingston08 1 year ago
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