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Chocolate Velvet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cheryl Lehmann
Added: Monday, November 19, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 oz. Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
1/4 cup water
2 1/4 cups Flour
1 tsp. Baking Soda
3/4 tsp. Salt
1 3/4 cups sugar
3/4 cup Margarine, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs
1 cup water
FROSTING:
(set aside in bowl 1 cup chips and stir with flour)
1 cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 Tablespoon Flour
6 oz. Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
6 cups Powdered Sugar, sifted

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375
Grease and flour 2- 9 inch cake pans.
Combine 6 oz. chips & 1/4 cup water in small bowl. Microwave on high for 1 min; stir until melted. Set aside. Mix flour, sugar, salt & soda; set aside. Combine sugar, margarine & vanilla; beat until light & fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time beating well after adding each egg. In large bowl, stir in cooled chocolate chip mixture with 1 cup water. Mix well. Stir in extra chips with flour. Gently mix. Pour into cake pans. Bake for 30 min. or until cake springs back. Be careful not to over bake. It is hard to test with toothpick as the chocolate chips melt into the cake when baked.

Frosting:
After cake has cooled. Melt chips with butter in small saucepan over low heat. Add milk, vanilla, salt & mix. Pour into large mixing bowl. Stir in powdered sugar a little at a time; mixing until creamy. You may have to add a little more milk if it is too thick.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
14
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour 15 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is delicious. The fudge type frosting makes it special!
Cheryl is oldest daughter of Neil and Jackie Johnson. Neil is Garland Bengston's first cousin.

 

 

 

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