Double Layer Chocolate Cake With Mocha Icing

Recipe by Manuela
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease and flour two 8 or 9 inch round pans.
  • In a large saucepan, melt butter.
  • Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  • Beat eggs and sugar until light in color, then add melted butter and vanilla.
  • Beat in cocoa, flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Add little by little the milk until obtaining a smooth mix (not too runny) Spread batter into prepared pans and bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Do not overcook.
  • To make frosting (for an 8 inch layer cake): Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and then add enough milk to get a smooth (not runny, not like concrete) consistency.
  • Usually 1/4 cup to start is good.
  • Make sure everything is blended together.
  • Refrigerate while cake is cooking and cooling, then frost the cake.