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Really Chocolate Chocolate Cake

This really chocolate chocolate cake is topped with a rich chocolate fudge frosting topping.

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediate

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories650
Calories from Fat210
Total Fat24 g37% DV
Saturated Fat9 g45% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol70 mg23% DV
Sodium440 mg18% DV
Total Carbohydrates107 g36% DV
Dietary Fiber3.0 g12% DV
Sugars81 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg10% DV
Iron35% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories650
Calories from Fat210
Total Fat24 g37% DV
Saturated Fat9 g45% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol70 mg23% DV
Sodium440 mg18% DV
Total Carbohydrates107 g36% DV
Dietary Fiber3.0 g12% DV
Sugars81 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg10% DV
Iron35% DV
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • CHOCOLATE FUDGE FROSTING (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
  • 2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • 3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean and the top springs back when touched gently. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with CHOCOLATE FUDGE FROSTING. Makes 12 servings.
  • CHOCOLATE FUDGE FROSTING
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1. Place melted butter in large mixer bowl. Add cocoa, stirring until smooth.
  • 2. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, milk and vanilla, beating until smooth. If necessary add additional milk, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, beating until spreading consistency. About 3 cups frosting.

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