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The Most Amazing Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients

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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups butter (softened)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk (as needed)
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    Reviews(25)

    Mrs.Brown 5 months ago
    Very disappointed, cake came out dry especially around the outside edge. I figured with the amount of wet ingredients in this recipe the cake would be very moist but that is definitely not the case.
    Robert H. 6 months ago
    Instructions easy to follow...cake amazingly moist...icing is incredible...made it for a bday party...not a single piece left
    Maria Starkey 7 months ago
    OMG, haven't had the cake yet but it has basically blown up in size so much that it has overflowed all over the pan I (thank God) put under it!! I hope it tastes good!!!!
    shel a year ago
    Easy and delicious cake. Great frosting. follow instructions exactly and it will turn out beautifully. Make sure to not only grease pans but also flour them, this is key to having ypur cake release from the pan. light and fluffy cake texture, very sweet and chocolaty frosting.
    Miller a year ago
    perfect texture and taste 🙂
    O'Brien a year ago
    Easy recipe but cake turned out pretty dry. A couple of the directions weren’t super clear and the frosting was way too thick, I had to put 3-4x the recommended amount for it to be spreadable. Also recommend adding a bit more powdered sugar or less unsweetened cocoa powder
    Rafique a year ago
    I used two cake pans versus three and it still was moist and decadent. wow is all I can say. We so enjoyed everything about this cake. I will never make a different chocolate cake recipe. YUM. Please keep an eye on your cake though and don't overbake-- it still was extremely moist for it being five mins overbaked. That was my fault!! SOOO good. Frosting was unbelievable. Please use high quality cocoa powder!! It does make a difference.
    T'shira Parris a year ago
    I tried this dark chocolate cake for the first time, it was a big hit with the kids! Will definitely be keeping this recipe. As is customary in the caribbean, butter is preferred to oil, so I substituted 1 1/2 butter for oil. To give the dark chocolate look, I also added two spoons of browning to the batter to enhance the color. The cake was really most and delicious. I choose a betty croker chocolate frosting with sprinkles.
    tiffany 2 years ago
    Good so far!!! I left the vanilla out because I love the true chocolate flavor and it turned out great!!! One of the better recipes I have tried! THIS IS THE BEST CHOCOLATE cake recipe that I have ever tried!!! We froze the leftovers, had another slice recently and OMG! Delicious.
    Fran 2 years ago
    I loved it! I didn’t have enough flour and had to use pancake mix instead, but overall it turned out great! I made the cake for my sisters birthday and she was very impressed.
    E Wilson 2 years ago
    This cake is AMAZING!! It certainly lived up to the name Mitilda, it’s huge, bouncy, moist and DELICIOUS!!! This will be my go to cake.
    Karla 2 years ago
    It’s in the oven trying it as gluten free and sugar-free my fingers are crossed!
    Fonda Kornegay 2 years ago
    best chocolate cake recipe ever
    Aimee C. 2 years ago
    great! would make again
    Juanita Angel 2 years ago
    I love this app so much! i will recommend to my friends..
    Ceri D. 3 years ago
    Excellent! In demand for every special occasion in my house.
    Ceri D. 3 years ago
    Excellent! In demand for every special occasion in my house.
    Casey H. 3 years ago
    The cake and the frosting are amazing. It will be the only chocolate cake recipe I ever make from now on.
    Mary Ann Detering 3 years ago
    Scrumpdillyicious! No kidding...the most amazing chocolate cake I have ever made or eaten. One of my daughters doesn't care for chocolate......and she couldn't stop eating this! I made the mistake of using 8" pans and the cake was SO tall I couldn't put a cake lid on it!! Other then that, I followed the recipe exactly .....using Dark cocoa......just perfect! You wont be sorry if you make this!! Love!!
    Cristina M. 3 years ago
    Love it, defiantly will make it again
    Canady 3 years ago
    Cake was perfect and icing was delicious!! This is a much try. Only think I changed was I use a little less powder sugar in the icing.
    Tiffany Siek 4 years ago
    Truly Amazing - both the cake and frosting. I'm very picky about baked goods and this was the perfect combination of rich, chocolate and sweet. I followed the cake recipe as given but gave a very light brushing of simply syrup to make sure it stayed moist (was baking it a few days ahead). The frosting recipe I also followed as is. It suggests 7-8 cups of icing sugar, I ended up using 7. Overall this is a keeper recipe and has earned a place in my arsenal of awesome recipes
    Linda K. 4 years ago
    Great got really big then collapsed on itself in the oven it was great only was enough to make 2 cakes
    Sequoia R. 4 years ago
    One of the best chocolate cake recipe... Only one change I used can milk instead of Buttermilk turned out perfect.. Will make again very soon...
    wendy c. 4 years ago
    Pretty moist and chocolatey. I reduced sugar to 2 cups instead of 3. Would make again! Easy to make. Yummly

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