Old Fashioned Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

The perfect recipe for an old-fashioned chocolate buttermilk cake that is so moist that your guests will think it came from a bakery!


The perfect recipe for an old-fashioned chocolate buttermilk cake that is so moist that your guests will think it came from a bakery!

The perfect recipe for an old-fashioned chocolate buttermilk cake that is so moist that your guests will think it came from a bakery!



Old Fashioned Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Old Fashioned Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

The perfect recipe for an old-fashioned chocolate buttermilk cake that is so moist that your guests will think it came from a bakery!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 (1-oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp. vinegar

Chocolate Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 (1-oz) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Half-and-half (if necessary)


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper.
  2. In large bowl or standing mixer, cream butter until light and fluffy. Add sugar and beat until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in melted chocolate.
  3. In separate bowl, combine four and salt. Add buttermilk and chocolate mixture, alternating. Stir in vanilla.
  4. In small bowl, dissolve baking soda in vinegar. Slowly add this to the chocolate mixture. Mix just until blended. Do not over-mix.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes then remove from pans. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely before frosting.

Chocolate Frosting

  1. In large mixing bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Slowly add sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, beating well between additions. Stir in chocolate and vanilla. If necessary, thin frosting with 1-2 tsps. half-and-half.
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1 slice
Amount Per Serving Calories 714Total Fat 29gSaturated Fat 18gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 110mgSodium 711mgCarbohydrates 109gFiber 2gSugar 80gProtein 7g

Nutrition data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix, and should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate.



Old Fashioned Chocolate Buttermilk Cake
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