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Chocolate Chili Cake

Posted by mandyloo I made this slightly unusual cake at my boyfriend's request. He wanted a "spicy chocolate cake that isn't too weird". :-) Chocolate Chili Cake Ingredients 1 box any brand chocolate cake mix ingredients on box (I always add an extra egg and box of sugar free pudding) 1 1/2 t cayenne 2 t chil powder 2 1/2 t cinnamon Instructions Whisk spices in with dry cake mix and then prepare as directed on the box. read more

Easy Chocolate cake

Posted by Samsoum Easy , Light, DELICIOUS Easy Chocolate cake Ingredients 3 eggs 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of milk 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract or 1/2 teaspoon of lemon zest 1 and 1/2 cup of flour 2 teaspoons of baking powder 3/4 cup of cocoa powder Pinch of salt 1/2 cup of vegetable oil Milk chocolte chips Instructions PREHEAT OVEN: 350 degrees 1-Beat the eggs with vanilla or lemon zest and sugar. 2- Add milk. 3- Add 1 cup of flour, mix 4- Add the baking powder , the rest of the four , the cocoa powder and the pinch of salt, mix 5- Add the vegetable oil slowly... read more

Delicious Black Dark Chocolate Buttercream Icing

Posted by bake-aholic Need a black icing that doesn't taste horrible? The trick is to find black cocoa-King Arthur makes some, but you might have to hunt the cake shops or order it online: *DO NOT attempt to use only the black cocoa-it is way too intense! Delicious Black Dark Chocolate Buttercream Icing Ingredients 1 cup shortening 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup black cocoa (perhaps 1/2 cup Hershey's Dark might work?) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (I like Watkins) 1/2 teaspoon butter flavor (I use... read more

Double chocolate chip brownies

Posted by sambugjoebear I found this recipe on a Ghiradelli chocolate wrapper. These brownies are very moist and fudgey. :) They are sure to go quickly! Double chocolate chip brownies Ingredients 1 C sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 3 oz unsweetened chocolate 6 TB butter 1 C flour 1 C white chocolate chips Instructions In a small sauce pan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat; whisk until combined. When completely melted, remove from heat and let cool. In medium mixing bowl, combine eggs, sugar, vanilla, and salt. Slowly add in the butter/chocolate... read more

Chocolate Cake Eggless Cake

Posted by Frecklepuss A few weeks ago I had to come up with an eggless cake recipe. I wasn't happy with the ones I had found so for some reason I called Betty Crocker to ask if they had any recipes. I struck gold, they sent me several and I thought it may be nice to share them. Chocolate Cake Eggless Cake Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons cocoa 3 tablespoons shortening, melted 1 2/3 cups cake flour or 1 1/2 cups Gold MedalĀ® all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla Instructions Heat... read more

Chocolate Orange Cake

Posted by babycakes88 This is a very tasty, very moist recipe that I found on CC and modified to make it orange, everyone in my family LOVED it. Chocolate Orange Cake Ingredients 2 c all purpose flour 2 c sugar 1 ts salt 1 1/4 ts baking soda 1 c orange juice 1/2 c dutch processed cocoa 1 c buttermilk 3/4 c oil 2 large whole eggs 2 ts vanilla 2 tbsp grated orange peel Instructions Heat orange juice in microwave for 30 seconds or so until warm. Add cocoa powder. Stir until combined. Allow to cool. Mix dry ingredients in a mixer with whip until well... read more

Chocolate lover's dream cake

Posted by cakeladyofga Like the name says, this is a chocolate lover's dream! Very moist and yummy!!! This recipe has became my families all time favorite. My test subjects(co-workers) gave it 2 thumbs way up!! Chocolate lover's dream cake Ingredients 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix 1/2 cup chocolate milk 1/2 cup melted butter 3 eggs 1-16oz. sour cream 1 box chocolate fudge instant pudding mix 1 bag (12oz.) semisweet chocolate chips Glaze 3/4 cu semisweet chocolate chips 3 tbls butter 3 tbls light corn syrup 1 1/2 teas.... read more

Hershey's Chocolate Collector's Cocoa Cake

Posted by JudyDP This is the old recipe that was on the Hershey's Cocoa can years ago. Hershey does not have it on their site. I used it numerous times to make Wilton's stand up bear cakes. It is moist/dense and holds up well for 3D Cakes, plus everyone always loved it. Hershey's Chocolate Collector's Cocoa Cake Ingredients 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1 3/4 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups unsifted all purpose flour 3/4 cup Hershey's Cocoa 1 1/4 teaspoon bakinng soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/3 cups water Instructions Cream butter or margarine and sugar... read more

Deluxe Devil's Food Cake

Posted by Lita829 I got this recipe off the Softasilk Cake Flour box and it is the #1 chocolate cake recipe I use. Its moist and very flavorful. I hope you like it!! Deluxe Devil's Food Cake Ingredients 2C sugar 2 sticks butter 2 tsp vanilla 3/4 tsp rum, almond, or orange extract 3 lg eggs 2 1/2 C cake flour, sifted (all purpose is also ok) 1C Hershey's Special Dark Cocoa 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/4 C buttermilk Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pepare 2-10" pans. Beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and preferred extract on medium speed... read more

Q's Favorite Chocolate Cake

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Posted by mjnj This recipe was handed to me by the executive chef of Guittard Chocolate. He said he developed it kind of by accident while working as the pastry chef at The Four Seasons in Los Angeles and that it became the favorite of many celebrities there. It is really moist and dark. Because it calls for baking soda, you do have to use the dutch processed cocoa and the rest time is what helps it bake up really nice and level. Everyone should try this cake! Q's Favorite Chocolate Cake Ingredients 2 c all purpose flour 2 c sugar 1 ... read more

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