Sweet Dreams Bakery Chocolate Cake With Cocoa Frosting

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the cake; set oven to 350°F.
  • Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  • Butter and flour three 9-inch cake pans or butter and line bottoms with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl sift first 5 ingredients into a medium bowl.
  • In a large bowl mix the water, oil and vanilla, then whisk in dry ingredients until well blended.
  • Divide the batter evenly between the pans.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup chocolate chips over the batter in each pan.
  • Bake cakes about 25-30 minutes or until they test done.
  • Cool completely.
  • For frosting; beat the butter in a large bowl until fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in 3 cups confectioners sugar.
  • Beat in 6 tablespoons milk and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
  • Add in sifted cocoa and remaining 2 cups confectioners sugar; beat until well blended (adding in more milk if needed to achieve desired consistency).
  • Place 1 cake layer on a plate, chocolate chip side up, then spread about 2/3 cup frosting over the cake.
  • Top with second cake layer chocolate chip side up, then spread 2/3 cup frosting over.
  • Top with remaining cake layer chocolate chip side up, then spread frosting over sides and top of the cake.
  • Decorate as desired.
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