AUTOPLAY
BEST CHOCOLATE CAKE
14 steps
What you’ll need
1/4 Cup
Cake: Butter
1 1/2 tsp
Cake: Baking Powder
3 Cups
Cake: Sugar
1/2 Cup
Cake: Coconut Oil Or Vegetable Oil
2 Cups
Frosting: Softened Butter
3 Tbsp
Frosting: Milk
3 Cups
Cake: Flour
1 Tbsp
Cake: Baking Soda
4
Cake: Eggs
1 1/2 Cups
Cake: Water
2 - 16 oz. Packages
Frosting: Confectioners Sugar
1/2 tsp
Frosting: Salt
1 1/2 Cups
Cake: Cocoa
1 1/2 tsp
Cake: Salt
1 1/2 Cups
Cake: Buttermilk
2 tsp
Vanilla
1 Cup
Frosting: Cocoa Powder
Gather all your ingredients.
1. Gather all your ingredients.
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk your dry ingredients together.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk your dry ingredients together.
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Prepare three 9” round cake pans by greasing & dusting with cocoa powder.
3. Prepare three 9” round cake pans by greasing & dusting with cocoa powder.
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Cake: In a large mixing bowl beat all the wet ingredients at medium speed until smooth, about 3 min.
4. Cake: In a large mixing bowl beat all the wet ingredients at medium speed until smooth, about 3 min.
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Divide the batter evenly between 3 cake pans. Tap gently against the counter to remove air bubbles.
5. Divide the batter evenly between 3 cake pans. Tap gently against the counter to remove air bubbles.
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Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Now gather your ingredients for the frosting and let’s whip it up.
6. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Now gather your ingredients for the frosting and let’s whip it up.
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Frosting: Whist the sugar, cocoa & salt together. Beat butter at med. speed until light & fluffy.
7. Frosting: Whist the sugar, cocoa & salt together. Beat butter at med. speed until light & fluffy.
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Reduce speed to low & add the sugar mixture. As it thickens slowly add the milk until smooth.
8. Reduce speed to low & add the sugar mixture. As it thickens slowly add the milk until smooth.
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Allow the cakes to cool in pans for 10 min. Remove from pan & cool completely on wire racks.
9. Allow the cakes to cool in pans for 10 min. Remove from pan & cool completely on wire racks.
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Take a small amount & place on the top of one of the cakes. Gently smooth out.
10. Take a small amount & place on the top of one of the cakes. Gently smooth out.
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Stack the next cake on top & continue frosting.
11. Stack the next cake on top & continue frosting.
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Once all cakes have been stacked, spread the remaining frosting around the outside of the cakes.
12. Once all cakes have been stacked, spread the remaining frosting around the outside of the cakes.
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Finish up with your final touches.
13. Finish up with your final touches.
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Enjoy!
14. Enjoy!
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Thanks!