Big Fat Chocolate Cake!

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Cake mix.
  • in a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar, adding eggs one at a time and mixing well after each addition.
  • beat in vanilla extract.
  • whisk cocoa and boiling water until smooth.
  • in seperate bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • add dry ingredients and cocoa mixture alternately and beat until smooth.
  • pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. bake at 350 for 25-30 minute until a toothpick comes out clean. cool for 10 minute remove from pans to wire racks.
  • filling.
  • in a mixing bowl, beat cream powderd sugar and vanilla on high speed until soft peaks form.
  • chill until firm.
  • frosting.
  • in a sauce pan, melt chips and butter over medium heat; stir in cream.
  • remove from heat; stir in powderd sugar.
  • chill for at least 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • beat on high to achieve fluffy, spreadable consistancy.
  • to put it all together, spread half the filling over one cake layer; top with second layer and remaining filling.
  • top with third layer; frost top and sides of cake.
  • chill for 2 hours before cutting.
Advertisement