Double the yum! This is a great ‘made-from-scratch’recipe for classic chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Yourfamily will be asking you to make this cake over and over again.
Recipe: Favorite ChocolateCake
2 (2-ounce) bars NESTL ® TOLLHOUSE® Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bars, broken into pieces 1/2 cup butter or margarine 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1/2 cup water 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or white distilled vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon saltChocolate Buttercream Frosting:2 ( 2-ounce) bars NESTL ® TOLLHOUSE® Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bars, broken into pieces 1/4 cup butter or margarine 3 1/2 cups (1 pound) powdered sugar 1/2 to 2/3 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt
Microwave baking bars in small, microwave-safebowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional10 to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth; cool to roomtemperature.
Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl.Add flour, milk, water, eggs, lemon juice, vanilla extract, bakingpowder, baking soda and salt; beat on low speed until blended.Beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Beat in melted chocolate.
Pour into two well-greased and floured9-inch round baking pans or one 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 30to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes outclean. Cool in pans for 20 minutes; invert onto wire racks tocool completely before frosting.
For Chocolate Buttercream Frosting: Microwavebaking bars and butter in small, microwave-safe mixer bowl onHIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; stir. Microwave at additional10 to 20 second intervals, stirring until smooth; cool to roomtemperature.
Beat sugar, milk, vanilla extract andsalt into chocolate mixture just until of spreading consistency.Makes 2 cups approximately.
Makes 12 servings.
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