Preheat oven to 350F with rack in middle. Butter and flour an 8- inch square cake pan (2 inches deep).
Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
Beat together butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well, beat in vanilla.
Add flour mixture and water alternately in batches, beginning and ending with flour mixture and mixing until just combined.
Poor batter into cake pan and smooth top, then bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes. Cool in pan on a rack I hour. Transfer cake to a cake plate.
Combine frosting ingredients with a pinch of salt in a metal bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water and beat with a handheld electric mixer at high speed until frosting is thick and fluffy, 6 to 7 minutes. Remove bowl from heat and continue to beat until slightly cooled. Mount frosting on top of cake. Dust with additional cocoa powder.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (325g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6|
|Calories from Fat: 346 (36%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 38.5g||51 %|
|Saturated Fat 22.8g||114 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 10.5g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2g|
|Cholesterol 222mg||68 %|
|Sodium 366.5mg||13 %|
|Potassium 662.3mg||17 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 152.9g||45 %|
|Dietary Fiber 11.5g||46 %|
|Sugars, other 141.4g|
|Protein 19g||27 %|
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Calories per serving: 968
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