Aunt Mary's Chocolate Cake

Aunt Mary's Chocolate Cake

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"Tried and true--best chocolate cake ever! Frost with Best Buttercream Frosting when cool. Even better the second day."

Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 156 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 183 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch pan. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave chocolate, margarine and water until melted. Stir occasionally until chocolate is smooth. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt and soda. Pour in milk and eggs. Mix the cooled chocolate mixture into the batter. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Frost with Best Buttercream Frosting.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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This chocolate cake is the first chocolate cake I have ever made from scratch. I will NEVER buy boxed again! I used 6 tbs of coco powder in the dry mix instead of baking squares because I didn'...

Thhis chocolate cake is excellent. Moist, chocolatey, delicious! I'll never use a box again! But one caveat...do not use spray to grease the pan or the bottom of the cake will stick. I solve...

i loved this cake. it was super-easy and came out so moist and yummy. why do people even use box mixes?! i used a cream cheese frosting which didn't go that well. next time i will try a whip...