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Simply Sinful Tomato Soup Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Simply Sinful Tomato Soup Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Lasley Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.



1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/3 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 (10 3/4oz) can tomato soup
1/4 cup warm water
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 (8oz.) package cream cheese, softened
4 cups confectioners sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tbsp. whole milk (optional)

Preheat oven to 350. Spray 2 (8 inch) round cake pans with nonstick baking spray with flour. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and baking soda. In a small bowl, combine soup and water. Add flour mixture to butte mixture alternately with soup mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture, beating just until combined after each addition. Pour batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks. CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter at medium high speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in confectioners sugar until smooth. Beat in vanilla. Add milk, if a thinner consistency is desired. Spread frosting evenly between layers and on top and sides of cake.




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