Chocolate Buttermilk Cake
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Serves: 32 servings
  • Cake
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • ¼ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Cocoa Butter Frosting
  • ⅓ cup butter or margarine
  • ⅓ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk (or more if necessary)
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease one 13 x 9 inch pan, or two 8 or 9-inch layer pans.
  4. In large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, eggs, baking soda, salt, ½ cup water and Buttermilk Blend; set aside.
  5. In medium saucepan melt butter and stir in cocoa until well-blended.
  6. Add 1 cup water and vanilla extract to cocoa mixture and bring to a boil.
  7. Pour cocoa mixture into flour mixture and beat just until well-blended.
  8. Pour into prepared pan and bake 30 minutes, or until wooden toothpick tests done (25 to 30 minutes for layer pans.)
  9. Cool thoroughly and frost with Cocoa Butter Frosting.
  10. Cocoa Butter Frosting
  11. In medium saucepan melt butter over low heat (or melt butter in microwave in a one-quart container).
  12. Remove melted butter from heat, add cocoa, stir until-well blended.
  13. Add vanilla.
  14. Beat in powdered sugar and milk until smooth and of spreading consistency.
  15. Add additional milk if necessary.
  16. Makes enough to fill and frost two 8 or 9-inch layers, or one 13 x 9 inch cake.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 184 Fat: 8g Saturated fat: 5g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 27g Sugar: 20g Sodium: 173mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 32mg
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