Delicious Chocolate Cake with Rich & Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Delicious Chocolate Cake with Rich & Creamy Chocolate Frosting
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    12
    servings

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, melted according to package directions and cooled
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter or margarine, softened, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, melted according to package directions and cooled

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Grease two 9-inch-round baking pans. Line bottoms with wax paper circle. Grease wax paper.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Beat sugar, 3/4 cup butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs; beat on medium speed for 1 minute. Beat in melted chocolate. Beat flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with milk, scraping occasionally.

SPREAD into prepared baking pans.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 20 minutes. Invert onto wire racks; remove wax paper. Cool completely.

BEAT remaining 3/4 cup butter and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in medium mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate until blended, scraping occasionally. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until light and fluffy. If icing is too thick, add milk 1 teaspoon at a time, to desired consistency. Frost completely cooled cake. Makes 2 1/2 cups.
 

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 33g 51%
  • Saturated Fat 20g 100%
  • Cholesterol 115mg 38%
  • Sodium 360mg 15%
  • Carbohydrates 72g 24%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 56g
  • Protein 6g

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