Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Glaze

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Chef Lizzie

Both of my daughters had to submit chocolate recipes for a 5th grade mothers day cookbook project. There were a lot of really good ones, but my favorite ended up being two separate recipes that i combined and then added my own touches to. You might think this is way too runny to work, but it ends up wonderful!

Top Review by RSL5709

This is chocolatey! Rich, but yummy. Cake worked perfectly for me, baked in about 47 minutes. The frosting was an interesting recipe, but I didn't find it the consistency of a glaze really...more like thinned out canned frosting I think. I'll keep this cake recipe, but next time use my own frosting recipe, I think. Made for PAC Spring '11.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the cake: Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 9x13 inch cake pan with nonstick spray like Pam.
  2. Mix all ingredients except the boiling water together in a large bowl at medium speed for about 2 minutes or until well mixed, then add the boiling water and stir just until well blended. Pour into cake pan and bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool completely, then pour on the glaze.
  3. For the glaze: In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla until the glaze is smooth. Cool to lukewarm. Stir, then spread over top of the cake. Let stand until set. Refrigerate leftovers.

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