Chocolate Cake

12
Servings
30m
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In


"This recipe came from my mother, Constance Wagner. She recommends using a coconut-pecan frosting."

Original recipe yields 12 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (279 g)
  • Calories 929.2
  • Total Fat - 40.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 18.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 921.8 mg
  • Sodium - 479.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 120.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 11.4 g
  • Sugars - 39.2 g
  • Protein - 27.9 g
  • Calcium - 186.8 mg
  • Iron - 6.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step 1

Melt chocolate in the boiling water. Cool.

Step 2

Cream butter and sugar.

Step 3

Add egg yolks one at a time, beating after each.

Step 4

Add chocolate and vanilla.

Step 5

Sift together the salt, soda, and flour and add alternately with the buttermilk to the chocolate mixture, beating well after each addition.

Step 6

Beat till batter is smooth.

Step 7

Beat whites until they form stiff peaks and fold into batter.

Step 8

Pour into three 8- or 9-inch layer pans, lined on bottom with paper.

Step 9

Bake at 350' F. for 30-40 minutes.

Step 10

Cool, and then frost on the tops.

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