Monday, May 5, 2014

Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Butter cream.

Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Butter cream.

 I love chocolate cake! It's very sweet, very moist and it has a soft crumb. I have enjoyed baking of this chocolate cake..Chocolate butter cream filling and frosting. Sprinkled some crushed candy cane on top of the cake.
I made this cake for a last Christmas time! Delicious!

Chocolate Cake 


  • 1 and 3/4 cups Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 3/4 cups Hershey's Coco powder
  • 1 cup Butter milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Boiling water
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 350 degree F. Grease and flour two 9 inch round baking pans, or 13"x9"x2" baking pan.
  2. Sift together flour,coco,sugar, baking powder, baking soda,salt and set aside.
  3. Using your stand mixture or hand mixture stir together all dry ingredient.
  4. Mixing in medium speed add butter milk,egg, oil and vanilla until it's smooth.
  5. Stop the mixture and scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  6. Pour in the boiling water to the batter mixture, stir it until all combined.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 30-30minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
  8. In a cool rack cool 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from the pans to the wire rack to cool.
  10. Place one cake layer upside down on a cake stand so that the top will be perfectly flat.

 Chocolate Frosting:

  • 2 cups Confections Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable shortening
  • 1Tbs Peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed Peppermint candy
  • 1 cup Hershey's coco powder (sifted) 
  • For frosting, beat butter and vegetable shorting until soft.


  1. Place butter,and shortening in a bowl of an electric mixture Beat until soft. 
  2.  Gradually add sugar and coco Powder, beat until combine. 
  3. Add peppermint extract. Gentle mix to combine. 
  4. Spread frosting with spatula between layers and over top and sides cake.
  5.  Spread peppermint candies on top and sides of cake.

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