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Grandma's Dark Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened bakers chocolate 2 Ounce (Baker's)
  Egg yolks 2
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Milk 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Buttermilk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 16 Ounce (1 Package Of 16 Ounce)
  Fudge frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Combine the chocolate, the 2 egg yolks, 1 cup of the sugar, milk and butter in a heavy saucepan.
Bring to the boiling point, stirring constantly; remove from heat.
Stir in a mixture of the buttermilk, flour, 2 eggs and baking soda.
Spoon the batter into two 8 or 9 inch cake pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Remove to a wire rack to cool.
Combine the heavy cream and remaining 1 cup sugar in a heavy saucepan.
Bring just to the boiling point, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Stir in the raisins.
Cool slightly.
Spread between the cake layers.
Frost the cake with the Fudge Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7349 Calories from Fat 2475

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 282 g433.4%

Saturated Fat 154.8 g773.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1426 mg475.3%

Sodium 2257.2 mg94%

Total Carbohydrates 1178 g392.7%

Dietary Fiber 34.6 g138.5%

Sugars 810.7 g

Protein 103 g205.6%

Vitamin A 157.9% Vitamin C 19.8%

Calcium 131.7% Iron 200.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Grandma's Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe