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The Best Chocolate 1 Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean White
Added: Saturday, April 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 tsps baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups cold coffee
2/3 cup vegetable oil
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tsp vanilla
Chocolate frosting

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Coat 9-inch round cake pans with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine flour,sugar,cocoa,baking soda and salt. Add remaining ingredients except frosting, and stir until well mixed. Pour into pans and bake 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pans. Frost with frosting.

Chocolate Frosting

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup milk
4 cups (1 pound) confectioners' sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract

In small pan melt butter; add cocoa and stir constantly until smooth. Pour into a medium bowl and let cool. Add milk and beat with electric beater until smooth. Add sugar 1 cup at a time, blending thoroughly after each addition. Add vanillas and beat on high until smooth and creamy.




Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 to 15
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have used 9x13-inch pan and baked 35 to 40 minutes.

 

 

 

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