Chocolatetown Special Cake (Chocolate Cake)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Marg CaymanDesigns

Very rich because of the addition of buttermilk. I like to use Butter Cream Icing (Buttercream Frosting) for the icing. Or Decorator Buttercream Icing if I need to decorate the cake.

Top Review by Lawsome

This chocolate cake turned out well - I received many compliments. It wasn't as flavorful as I would have liked, which I believe was my fault as read shortening and used crisco (I think I would have rather used butter). Very easy, too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small bowl combine cocoa and boiling water, set aside. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour 2 9-inch round pans. (Don't use 8-inch pans or they will overflow!).
  3. Cream shortening, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, beat well.
  5. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Blend in cocoa mixture. Pour into prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until they test done. Cool and frost with a icing of your choice.

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