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Classic Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Try this delicious chocolate cake topped with a creamy chocolate frosting.

Classic Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Frosting
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    24
    servings
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Ingredients

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Grease and lightly flour two 9-inch-round baking pans or one 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

FOR CAKE:
COMBINE
flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Add eggs; beat for 1 minute. Beat in melted chocolate. Beat flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with milk. Spoon and spread into prepared baking pan(s).

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes (13 x 9- inch 30 to 32 minutes) or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 20 minutes; invert round cakes onto wire rack(s) to cool completely.

FROST with Creamy Chocolate Frosting.

FOR CREAMY CHOCOLATE FROSTING:
MICROWAVE
butter and chocolate in small, uncovered, microwave-safe mixer bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 30 seconds; STIR. Sections may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth; cool to room temperature.

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