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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    This is the BEST chocolate cake recipe EVER, topped off with light and creamy chocolate frosting. Make this homemade chocolate cake and icing from scratch for birthdays, holidays, or any time you need the perfect dessert!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1¾ cup all-purpose flour
    • ¾ cup cocoa powder
    • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
    • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon table salt
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • ½ cup vegetable oil
    • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup boiling water or freshly brewed strong hot coffee
    • 1½ cups sugar
    • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
    • 5 tablespoons Dutch-processed or regular cocoa powder
    • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
    • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
    • ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt
    • 1½ cups milk
    • 1½ cups 3 sticks unsalted butter, softened
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3¾ ounces semisweet chocolate (melted & cooled)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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