Chocolate Buttermilk Cake


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)

Directions :

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans. Line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper.

2. In a 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 a separate bowl, combine flour and salt. Add buttermilk and chocolate mixture, alternating. Stir in vanilla.

4. In a 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 a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes then remove from pans. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely before frosting.

𝘾𝙝𝙤𝙘𝙤𝙡𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙁𝙧𝙤𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜

1. In a 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 tsp. half-and-half.

2. Enjoy!!!!!

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