Mimi's 300 Dollar Chocolate Cake

Mimi's 300 Dollar Chocolate Cake


"My grandmother shared this recipe with me. It is quick, easy, moist and yummy!"


1 h servings 618 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 618 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 28.8 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 89.2g
  • 29%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 136 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup butter, oil, 4 tablespoons cocoa, and 1 cup water. Boil for 1 minute.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour and white sugar. Beat in chocolate mixture. Beat in eggs, buttermilk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. To make the Frosting: In saucepan, combine 1/2 cup butter, 6 tablespoons cream, and 4 tablespoons cocoa. Boil for 1 minute. Place confectioners' sugar in a large bowl. Pour in chocolate mixture and beat until desired consistency is achieved. Beat in vanilla.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I love this recipe. I call it Buttermilk Brownies. I noticed she forgot to add the 1 tsp of baking powder to the ingredients!! I don't cook it any longer than 20 minutes no matter how gooey it i...

I'm sorry, I try not to leave bad reviews, but this cake was not good...I wouldn't recommend this recipe at all...will not be making it again...

Good flavor ... and certainly quick, moist, and yummy, but ... I was struck by the absence of leavening (other than eggs) in the recipe. Not sure if this is an error or purposeful; does make fo...