Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Delicious Chocolate Cake

Super moist.  Super chocolaty.  Super yummy.

Chocolate Cake:
2 c. sugar
1 ¾ c. flour
¾ c. baking cocoa
1 ½ tsp. baking powder
1 ½ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 c. milk
½ c. vegetable oil
1 c. boiling water

Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
Combine dry ingredients in large bowl. Stir by hand.
Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on med. Speed until smooth. Stir in boiling water. Stir by hand (batter will be thin). Pour into pans.
Bake 30-45 min. or until wood pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans. Remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting:
8oz. cream cheese, softened
¼ c. butter
2 tsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. powdered sugar
6 Tbs. baking cocoa
2 Tbs. oil

Mix cocoa and oil with spoon in the bottom of a large bowl. Add cream cheese, butter, milk, and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on low speed until smooth.
Gradually beat in the powdered sugar on low speed, 1 cup at a time, until spreadable.
Note: You can freeze the left over frosting and use it again.

Major Chocolate Lover,

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