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Craveable Chocolate Cake With Fantastic Frosting

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“This is from the Martha Stewart Show. It is FANTASTIC. I have tried it in many different incarnations, my favorite so far is stirring in 2 tablespoons of instant espresso powder into the boiling water. A little tip, use the best cocoa you can find.”
1hr 35mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees. This batter will fill 3, 8” baking rounds.
  2. Add water to cocoa, blend.
  3. Add milk to cocoa and water, stir.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together.
  5. Cream sugar, butter, add eggs (Pre-Beaten) add vanilla.
  6. Add dry mixture alternately with chocolate mixture.
  7. Bake for 35-40 Minutes, let cool, then FROST!
  8. Frosting.
  9. Stir together first two ingredients in heavy bottom saucepan on the lowest possible flame until melted. (This takes 30-35 minutes, depending on temperature of cream.)
  10. Add Corn Syrup, stir.
  11. Refrigerate until it reaches a frosting consistency.

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