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Positively Angel on KTIV News

Hi!  Some of you might be seeing my blog for the first time today because you saw me on KTIV this morning.  Here is the original post for The Best Chocolate Cake EVER!  Thank you for taking the time to look at my blog:) Positively Angel Cake

 

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Cake Recipe, Iowa

 

The Best Chocolate Cake

INGREDIENTS:

1 box devil’s food cake mix
1 small pkg Jello instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup sour cream
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups mini chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, mix together everything except chocolate chips. Batter will be thick. Stir in the chocolate chips. Pour batter into cake pan, like Amanda I prefer to use two round cake pans. Bake for as long as recommended on the cake box then add 5-10 minutes until toothpick comes out clean (although you might get some melted chocolate chips instead of cake batter on toothpick) it usually takes me about 30-35 minutes.  Let cake sit for 10 minutes then wrap in Press’n Seal wrap and freeze for a few hours or a few days.  Pull cake out of freezer, let thaw a little bit if it has frozen completely, then frost.

 

Chocolate Frosting

INGREDIENTS:

5 sticks butter, softened
8 oz powdered sugar
1.5 cups unsweetened cocoa powder (Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa)
a pinch of table salt
1.5 cups light corn syrup
2 tsp vanilla extract
16 oz milk chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONS

Melt chocolate chips in the microwave, stirring well every 30 seconds. Allow to cool for 5-10 mins. Combine butter, sugar, cocoa and salt and mix until smooth, about 30 seconds. Scrape bowl as needed. Add corn syrup and vanilla, process until just combined, about 5-10 seconds. Scrape the bowl again, then add the melted chocolate and mix until smooth and creamy, about 10-15 seconds. Be careful not to whip the butter too much!:)

Cake and Frosting recipe from Kevin & Amanda, adapted from Cook’s Illustrated.

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