Fudgy Buttermilk Cake
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Serves: 32 servings
  • Cake
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ½ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 1⅔ cups cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt (omit if potatoes have been salted)
  • Frosting
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • ¼ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 3¼ cups powdered sugar
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Allow butter and eggs to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  4. Grease and flour one 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  5. In mixing bowl beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.
  6. Gradually add sugar and beat until well combined, about 3 minutes.
  7. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each egg.
  8. Beat in vanilla.
  9. Add mashed potatoes, water, Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend, Saco Premium Cocoa, flour, soda and salt.
  10. Beat on low speed until combined, scrape sides of bowl.
  11. Beat on medium speed for 20 seconds more.
  12. Spread batter evenly into the prepared pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  13. Cool cake layers in pans for 10 minutes then remove.
  14. Peel off wax paper. Cool thoroughly.
  15. Frosting
  16. On low heat melt butter; add cocoa, water and Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend until bubbles appear. Remove from heat and cool 5 minutes; add powdered sugar.
  17. Place one cake layer on serving plate.
  18. Spread with buttermilk frosting.
  19. Top with second cake layer, frost sides and cake top.
  20. Top off cake with chocolate leaves or shavings made with Saco Chocolate Chunks.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 203 Fat: 8g Saturated fat: 5g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 32g Sugar: 25g Sodium: 157mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 37mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/fudgy-buttermilk-cake/