Chocolate Layer Cake

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Chocolate Layer Cake- this old-fashioned cake recipe is full of chocolate flavor. Wonderfully rich, it consists of 2 layers of moist chocolate cake covered in a thick buttercream frosting.

Chocolate Cake Batter

The cake batter is made with flour, baking soda, unsalted butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract. The liquid ingredient is buttermilk. Instead of using unsweetened cocoa powder, unsweetened chocolate is used for the chocolate flavor.

Chocolate Buttercream

More unsweetened chocolate is used for the buttercream and it is further flavored with vanilla extract.

Why Use Buttermilk?

Buttermilk is a wonderful ingredient to use for cake baking. It cuts the sweetness some and helps create a tender texture.

Equipment Needed for Chocolate Layer Cake Electric Mixer with Paddle Attachment- My

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