Monday, August 18, 2014

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1/3 cup baking cocoa 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups water 3/4 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons white vinegar CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter, softened 2 cups confectioners' sugar 1/3 cup baking cocoa Dash salt 3 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add the water, oil, vanilla and vinegar; mix well (batter will be thin). Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely. For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until © Taste of Home 2014 2 of 2 Homemade Chocolate Cake (continued) Directions (continued) fluffy. Add the confectioners' sugar, cocoa, salt, milk and vanilla; mix well. Spread over cake. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12-15 servings. Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 413 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 385 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. © Taste of Home 2014 Read more: