Monday, January 24, 2011

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

Before I get to this wonderful cake, I wanted to apologize for my absence this month. The first week or so of the year, I was a little sugared out from the holidays. Then we were out of town for a bit for a family emergency. I hope I can make up it up to you with this slice of heaven. :)

I first saw this cake on Michelle's wonderful blog, Flourchild. Really, can you go wrong with chocolate chips in a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting?

This is a cross between a cake and a brownie. Moist and delicious and chocolatey. The only change I made was with the frosting. I have been using THIS RECIPE for the last two years and it is my go-to chocolate frosting. A-MAZ-ING!


Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
4 squares(1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
2 tsps vanilla extract
5 eggs
2 1/4 cups cake flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup butter milk
2 cups(2 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. ADD chocolate and vanilla;mix well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with butter milk. Fold in the chocolate chips.

Pour into three greased and floured 9- inch round cake pans (I used two deep 8" pans). Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks and cool.

Frost with desired frosting.


Shelby said...

Looks yummy Cristine :o)

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Jennifurla said...

Welcome back to blogland, what a lovely way to start!

teresa said...

so yummy! love chocolate cake!

chelsea said...

Me too! I love chocolate cakes!

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Lisa said...

Wow, chocolate times three. This looks wonderfully dark and delicious. I have a new dessert linky going on at my blog and I'd like to invite you to stop by and link this up.

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