Sweet Chocolate Cake Recipe

Round Chocolate Cake
submitted by passionIfoodie at ifood.tv

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish

Ingredients

 Sweet cooking chocolate4 Ounce (1 Package)
 Boiling water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
 Granulated sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Eggs4 , separated
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Cake flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Buttermilk1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5549 Calories from Fat 2359

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 270 g415.2%

Saturated Fat 158.5 g792.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1329.7 mg

Sodium 2675.4 mg111.5%

Total Carbohydrates 743 g247.7%

Dietary Fiber 57.5 g230.1%

Sugars 403 g

Protein 102 g204.8%

Vitamin A 131.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 54.1% Iron 130.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to moderate (350° F.).
2. Melt the chocolate in the boiling water. Cool.
3. Cream the butter, add the sugar and cream until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add the vanilla and melted chocolate and mix until well blended.
4. Sift the flour with the soda and salt. Add the sifted dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk to the butter mixture, beating after each addition until the batter is smooth.
5. Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites and pour the batter into three eight-or nine-inch greased layer pans, lined on the bottom with waxed paper. Bake thirty-five to forty minutes. Cool.
6. Frost the top and between the layers with coconut-pecan frosting or other desired frosting. Do not frost the sides of the cake.
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