Chocolate Brownie Cake With Double Chocolate Frosting

Recipe by wife2abadge
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Cake
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 1
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 3
    tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 6
    tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 14
  • 3
    eggs, separated
  • 1 12
    teaspoons vanilla
  • 3
    ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted & cooled
  • 6
    tablespoons milk
  • Frosting
  • 12
    cup butter, softened
  • 2
    teaspoons vanilla
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 4
    ounces semisweet chocolate, melted & cooled
  • 12
    cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3
    cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 -4
    tablespoons milk
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stir or whisk together 1 cup flour, 2 tsp baking powder, and 1/4 tsp salt and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream 6 T butter and 1 cup sugar until light.
  • Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add 1 1/2 tsp vanilla and melted unsweetened chocolate and blend well.
  • Add dry ingredients alternately with 6 T milk, beating well after each addition.
  • In another large bowl, with clean dry beaters, beat the egg whites until foamy.
  • Add 1/4 cup sugar and beat until egg whites stand in firm, glossy moist peaks.
  • Folk half into batter, then fold in the rest.
  • Pour batter into greased 11x7x1 1/2-inch sheet pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  • In a large bowl, cream 1/2 cup butter until light.
  • Add the vanilla, salt, and melted semisweet choclate and beat well.
  • Sift the cocoa into the butter mixture and beat again.
  • Add the powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in as much of the 3-4 T of milk as you like until the frosting reaches spreading consistency.
  • Frost cake and enjoy!
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