Monday, May 27, 2013

Never Fail Chocolate Cake

Never Fail Chocolate Cake
This recipe was given to me by my good friend Tammy Fenberg.  i have tweaked it just a bit to make it even more foolproof.  it is fast and easy, especially if you don't have a box mix.

1C. buttermilk/sour milk (add 1 tsp. vinegar to 1 C. milk; let sit five min.)
1 C. oil
2 beaten eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
Combine above ingredients; mix well

3 C. flour
3 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 C. sugar
1/4 C. special dark cocoa (if you can find it; regular works, too, but is not as fabulous)
1 box chocolate jello pudding mix

Sift above ingredients into a large bowl.
Add wet combination; mix on medium speed.
Add 1C. hot water slowly while mixing.

Bake @ 350˚ for 35 minutes

Fudgy Chocolate Frosting
1/4 C. softened butter
3/4 C. cocoa
1 lb. powdered sugar
1/4 C. milk
dash of salt

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