Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe
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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe

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This is a chocolate lover's dream! It will definitely satisfy any chocolate craving you may have. I often make this cake for birthdays or other special occasions.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 eggs
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • FROSTING:
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 5-1/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add chocolate and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
For frosting, in a large bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Combine sugar and cocoa; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Add vanilla; beat well. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake in Country Extra January 1999, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 924 calories, 44g fat (20g saturated fat), 119mg cholesterol, 468mg sodium, 133g carbohydrate (101g sugars, 5g fiber), 10g protein.

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 eggs
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • FROSTING:
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 5-1/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add chocolate and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  2. Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For frosting, in a large bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Combine sugar and cocoa; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Add vanilla; beat well. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake in Country Extra January 1999, p51

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Ralberto User ID: 7736630 67663
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

"I love chocolate cake and always try to make it myself at home if something new will be there. Thanks for sharing this chocolate chip cake recipe and intergradients. I?ll definitely try it at my home on this weekend and hoped enjoy it a lot with my family."

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s_pants User ID: 174050 52080
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2012

"I can only rate the cake since I used another recipe for the frosting (needed to tint it). The cake is very moist and flavorful. I used soy milk with lemon juice to make "buttermilk". If you level off the edges, it is a bit difficult to frost."

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