Simple Chocolate Cake

Simple Chocolate Cake

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
55 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
10 servings

Create a homemade chocolate cake with ease!

Ingredients

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease two 9-inch-round baking pans or one 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

FOR CAKE:
BEAT
sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Add eggs; beat for 1 minute. Beat in melted chocolate. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; beat into creamed mixture alternately with milk.

POUR into prepared baking pan(s).

BAKE for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 20 minutes; invert onto wire rack(s) to cool completely.

FROST with Creamy Chocolate Frosting.

FOR CREAMY CHOCOLATE FROSTING:
MICROWAVE
butter and baking bar in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; STIR. The bar may retain some of its shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Cool to room temperature.

BEAT 1 cup sugar, vanilla extract and salt into chocolate mixture until creamy. Gradually beat in remaining sugar alternately with milk until smooth. Makes 2 cups.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/10 servings of recipe
  • Calories 660
  • Calories from Fat 290

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 32g 49%
  • Saturated Fat 19g 97%
  • Cholesterol 125mg 42%
  • Sodium 470mg 19%
  • Carbohydrates 90g 30%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Sugars 67g
  • Protein 7g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 8%

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