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Classic Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe

Classic Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting.

Try this delicious chocolate cake toppedwith a creamy chocolate frosting.

Recipe: Classic ChocolateCake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Cake:
6 ounces NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® CHOCOLATIER 53% CacaoDark Chocolate Baking Bar, melted, cooled slightly
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
1 cup milk

Creamy Chocolate Frosting:
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
2 ounces NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® CHOCOLATIER 53% CacaoDark Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into small pieces
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar – divided use
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 to 3 tablespoons milk

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).Grease and lightly flour two 9-inch-round baking pans or one13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • For Cake: Combine flour, baking soda andsalt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract inlarge mixer bowl. Add eggs; beat for 1 minute. Beat in meltedchocolate. Beat flour mixture into creamed mixture alternatelywith milk. Spoon and spread into prepared baking pan(s).
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes (13 x 9- inch30 to 32 minutes) or until wooden pick inserted in center comesout clean. Cool for 20 minutes; invert round cakes onto wirerack(s) to cool completely.
  • Frost with Creamy Chocolate Frosting.
  • For Creamy Chocolate Frosting: Microwavebutter and chocolate in small, uncovered, microwave-safe mixerbowl on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; Stir. Sections mayretain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwaveat additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just untilsmooth; cool to room temperature.
  • Beat 1 cup powdered sugar, vanilla extractand salt into chocolate mixture until creamy. Gradually beatin remaining powdered sugar alternately with milk until smooth.

    Makes 12 servings.

    Estimated Times: Preparation – 30 min |Cooking – 25 min |

    Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and Meals.com, used with permission.

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