Apologies in admitting that this is nothing precisely new. And it's not because I am in lack of ideas to share-not in the least. But the fact it's been repeated as a dessert/snacking/I want it now cake, flecked in- aaahhh- the fiercest of battles on who gets the last slice, gave me no other choice than to have you share in on our joy.
There are many plusses to having a cake so versatile. Honorable mention would most certainly be the minimal effort means in reaching an end of absolute bliss.
It's in the rarest of circumstances you come across desserts of such caliber, replete with indulgent richness, astounding chocolate flavor, delicate crumb, all from the simplest of instructionals.
Decor specifics -ganache topped, buttercream stacked, simply sans- are further ways to amp the blueprint and make it your own.
Moreover, the fact your start bowl is the same as your end bowl should be incentive enough to gather ingredients and preheat that oven.
Meanwhile, the fuss in completing an Easter table is perhaps made a notch more gratifying with a chocolate cake recipe worthy of the call, carrying an intention to make your Resurrection Sunday as special as was always meant to be.
Happy Easter friends❤️
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 2 cups sugar
- ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 cup buttermilk, shaken
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup hot water
- Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare cake pans ( either 2 -9 inch pans or 4 -6 inch pans) with butter and lightly dust with flour.
- Stir the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer with the paddle attachment on low speed until combined.
- Carefully add all the wet ingredients from buttermilk to vanilla extract. Scrape down bowl and beat on medium speed until just combined.
- Reduce speed and carefully pour in hot water. Stir with a spatula and thoroughly mix through.
- Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 30-35 minutes, or when a cake tester comes out clean.
- Cool in pans for 20 minutes before inverting them onto cooling racks to cool completely.
- Frost with icing of choice.
Rocky the dog. Always on guard duty🐶
"Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?' " John 11:25-26