To Die for Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter, cocoa, water and oil -- bring to a simmer. To the hot mixture in a stand mixer, add remaining cake ingredients, mixing well after each addition.
  • Pour into greased 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 pan (or jelly roll pan). Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes (check at 15). DO NOT OVER BAKE. Test with a toothpick at 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.
  • While the cake is cooling, prepare frosting. Melt 1 stick butter, cocoa, buttermilk, vanilla and powdered sugar and mix well in stand mixer. Pour frosting on top of warm cake.
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