Chocolatetown Special Cake

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Tangy chocolate buttermilk cake layers are frosted with chocolate buttercream.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
  • Stir together cocoa and water in small bowl until smooth. Beat shortening, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add to shortening mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating until well blended. Add cocoa mixture; beat well. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting. 8 to 10 servings.
  • One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting: Beat butter in small bowl. Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk; beat to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.