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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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (221g)|
|Recipe Makes: 20 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 318 (42%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 35.4g||47 %|
|Saturated Fat 12.5g||63 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 14g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 6.7g|
|Cholesterol 238.4mg||73 %|
|Sodium 485.2mg||17 %|
|Potassium 178.1mg||5 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 105g||31 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.2g||5 %|
|Sugars, other 103.7g|
|Protein 9.6g||14 %|
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Calories per serving: 759
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