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Chocolate Cake

Ingredients
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking cocoa 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Softened butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Eggs 4 Small
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Semi sweet chocolate chips 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

For cake:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a small bowl, stir water into cocoa until blended, set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda, add to the creamed mixture alternatively with cocoa mixture, beating well after each addition.
Pour into 2 greased and floured 9" heart shaped or round pans. Bake at 350 degreesfor 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

For icing:

Heat chocolate chips and cream in a double boler and heat until chocolate is melted, stirring occasionally.
Spread over the cake until smooth. Refrigerate until set.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
12
Story
I got this recipe from one of the books and it came out very good.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 645 Calories from Fat 229

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.2%

Saturated Fat 14.2 g71%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 101.1 mg33.7%

Sodium 425.3 mg17.7%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.3%

Sugars 68.1 g

Protein 7 g13.6%

Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 0.05%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 12.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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