Chocolatetown Special Cake (Chocolate Cake)

“Very rich because of the addition of buttermilk. I like to use Butter Cream Icing (Buttercream Frosting) for the icing. Or Decorator Buttercream Icing if I need to decorate the cake.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In small bowl combine cocoa and boiling water, set aside. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour 2 9-inch round pans. (Don't use 8-inch pans or they will overflow!).
  3. Cream shortening, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, beat well.
  5. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Blend in cocoa mixture. Pour into prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until they test done. Cool and frost with a icing of your choice.

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