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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipe

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake
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Prep Time:
25 Minutes
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/15 of recipe
Servings per Recipe: 15

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 350 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 16g 25% DV
Saturated Fat 9g 45% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 110mg 37% DV
Sodium 320mg 13% DV
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 22g -
Protein 6g -
Vitamin A - 8% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 4% DV
Iron - 15% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2-2/3 cups cake flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 package (4 oz.) plus 1 section (1/2 oz.) HERSHEY'S Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2. Combine chocolate and water in small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted. Set aside to cool slightly.

3. Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and vanilla; beat well. Add chocolate; beat until blended. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; add alternately with milk to butter mixture. Beat egg whites in medium bowl until stiff, but not dry; fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.

4. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost as desired. 12 to 15 servings.

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  • 5 stars

    1/23/2013

    I have tried this recipe it tastes absolutely amazing and delicious

  • 5 stars

    8/29/2012

    Easy recipe with basic ingredients. I used Hershey's Dark Cocoa. It's just the right degree of richness. It's moist and delicious. I didn't have a chance to frost it, because my children couldn't stand to wait that long. It was wonderful without frosting.

  • 0 stars

    7/1/2010

    You need to try Deep Dark chocolate cake!!!! It is soooo moist!

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