Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Recipe by Lvs2Cook
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Preheat oven to 350º. Grease and flour two 9- inch cake pans.
  • Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a bowl; set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat the butter until smooth. Add the sugar and continue to heat until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in the vanilla, then the chocolate.
  • Beat in the dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.
  • Spoon equal amounts of batter into each cake pan, spreading it to level the top.
  • Bake for 22 to 25 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out clean when inserted into the center of the cakes.
  • Cool in the pans on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Invert and remove pans; cool the cakes completely on racks before frosting.
  • Spread the frosting bctween the layers, around the sides and on top of the cake.
  • For frosting: Beat sugar, salt and butter together in a bowl. Slowly add buttermilk and mix until well blended and smooth. Blend in chocolate and vanilla.
  • If the frosting is too runny, add more powdered sugar one tbsp at a time. If it's too thick, add buttermilk one teaspoon at a time.