Dark Chocolate Cake I

Dark Chocolate Cake I

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"This recipe features an icing made with cream cheese, cocoa, and cinnamon frosts this dark chocolate cake for an elegant dessert."

Ingredients

1 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 427 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 427 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.5g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 103 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 463 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 3 - 9 inch round cake pans. In medium bowl, pour boiling water over cocoa, and whisk until smooth. Let mixture cool. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at time, then stir in vanilla. Add the flour mixture alternately with the cocoa mixture. Spread batter evenly between the 3 prepared pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Allow to cool.
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I am a pastry chef, and this is the only chocolate cake that I will make from now on. I separated the eggs and whipped the whites separately with some of the sugar, then folded it all together ...

My Mum and I found this recipe and decided to use it for my Sisters wedding cake. It was perfect! Everyone loved it. We made 3 tiers. The bottom tier was 2 batches (we made them seperately a...

This recipe makes a very pure, clean-tasting chocolate cake with a fine crumb and a texture that can be moist or dry depending on how long you bake it and how long you let it air-dry. I followed...