Hugs and Kisses Chocolate Cake

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Rich chocolate cake is covered with cocoa fudge frosting then garnished with chocolate candies.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat 1 minute on medium speed of mixer. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add alternately with water to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost with Cocoa Fudge Frosting. Remove wrappers from candies; garnish cake as desired with candies. 12 to 15 servings.
  • Cocoa Fudge Frosting: Melt butter in small saucepan over low heat; stir in cocoa. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat; pour into small mixer bowl. Add powdered sugar alternately with warm milk, beating to spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla. Spread frosting while warm. About 2-1/2 cups frosting.