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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake with Coca Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Randi Silva
Added: Sunday, December 14, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CAKE
3 cups all purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsps. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 cups cold water
1 cup corn oil
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
FROSTING
1/2 cups plus 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, room temp.
5 cups powdered sugar
8 tbsps. whole milk
1 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 cup plus 3 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions:
Directions:
CAKE
Preheat oven to 350F. Butter and flour three 9 inch diameter cake pans with 1 1/2 inch high sides.
Sift first 5 ingredients into medium bowl.
Mix water, oil and vanilla in large bowl.
Whisk in dry ingredients. Divide batter among pans. Sprinkle 1/2 cup chocolate chips over batter in each pan.
Bake cakes until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 mins. Cut around pan sides to loosen cakes. Turn cakes out; cool completely.

FROSTING
Beat butter in large bowl until fluffy. Gradually beat in 3 cups sugar. Beat in 6 tbsps. milk and vanilla. Add cocoa and remaining 2 cups sugar; beat until blended, thinning with more milk if necessary.

Place 1 cake layer, chocolate chips side up on platter. Spread 2/3 cup frosting over top. Top with second cake layer, chocolate chips side up. Spread 2/3 cup frosting over top. Tom with remaining cake layer, chocolate chips side down. Spread frosting over sides and top of cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 -10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
N/A

 

 

 

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