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Easy Chocolate-Buttermilk Cake

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“This easy-to-make cake is good with or without frosting.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease two 9-inch round cake pans or 10-inch Bundt pan.
  3. Dust pans with cocoa.
  4. In a large bowl, combine flour, cocoa, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  5. In medium bowl, with wire whisk, mix buttermilk, oil, eggs, and vanilla until blended.
  6. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture and whisk until smooth.
  7. Divide batter between prepared layers or pour into Bundt pan; spread evenly.
  8. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30 minutes for 9-inch layers or about 40 minutes for Bundt cake.
  9. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes.
  10. Run thin knife around layers to loosen from side of pan.
  11. Or, if using Bundt pan, run tip of knife around edge of cake to loosen.
  12. Invert onto racks to cool completely.
  13. Frost with desired frosting.

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