Bake and Frost a Chocolate Moist Cake

Edited by Ana Garcia, Leomar Umpad, Eng, Grimm and 2 others

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Today you can have just about any fancy cake you like, but if you are a dyed-in-the-cocoa chocolate lover, once in a while you will have a really strong craving for a chocolate cake that is totally and truly chocolate. Just the pure, rich goodness of chocolate on chocolate melting on your mouth - a truly elemental pleasure! If this craving visits you once in a while, here's a recipe you can use.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon of the best cocoa powder you can find
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon coffee dissolved in 1 cup boiling water

Procedure in Baking the Cake

Once you have all the ingredients prepared, follow these procedures to make your own chocolate moist cake:

  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F
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    Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
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  2. 2
    In a large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon
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    Gently add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla.
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  3. 3
    Beat 2 minutes on medium speed, scraping sides of bowl as needed
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    Stir in boiling coffee and water mixture.
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  4. 4
    Pour batter into prepared pans
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    The batter will be thin, but don't worry.
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  5. 5
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or test with wooden pick at around this time
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    If the wooden pick comes out clean, your cake is ready.
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  6. 6
    Cool completely on wire racks before frosting.
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  7. 7
    You are done with baking your chocolate moist cake.
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How to Prepare your frosting:

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 stick butter
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • A very tiny pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Frosting Procedures

  1. 1
    To prepare the frosting, follow these procedures:
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  2. 2
    Melt butter and stir in cocoa
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    Add cinnamon.
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  3. 3
    Add powdered sugar and milk alternately
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    Beat until frosting reaches spreading consistency.
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  4. 4
    Add vanilla
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    You will get about 2 cups of frosting. Spread about 2 tablespoons between the two layers and the rest to frost cake as usual.
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  5. 5
    Lazy Day Chocolate Frosting:
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  6. 6
    On those lazy days when you want a really quick frosting for your cake, melt 2 tablespoons of butter on a thick saucepan, add 2 heaping tablespoons of good cocoa, gradually add a can of condensed milk, and cook over low heat until the mixture is thick enough to spread.
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  7. 7
    You are done with the frosting.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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Recent edits by: Dougie, Grimm, Eng

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