Dark Cocoa Buttermilk Cake With Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Dark Cocoa Buttermilk Cake With Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
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  1. Cake:.
  2. Lightly grease bottoms of two 8x1-1/2-inch round cake pans. Line bottoms of pans with waxed paper. Grease and lightly flour bottoms and sides of pans. Set pans aside. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. In a small bowl, combine granulated and brown sugar. Gradually add sugar mixture, about 1/4 cup at a time, beating on medium speed until well combined (3 to 4 minutes). Scrape sides of bowl; continue beating on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
  5. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to beaten mixture, beating on low speed just until combined after each addition. Beat on medium to high speed for 20 seconds more. Spread batter evenly into the prepared pans.
  6. . Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool cake layers in pans for 10 minutes on wire rack. Remove from pans. Peel off waxed paper. Cool thoroughly on wire racks.
  7. Frosting:.
  8. Place the cream cheese and butter in a large mixing bowl. Blend with an electric mixer on low speed until combined, 30 seconds. Stop the machine. Add the cocoa powder, extract, and confectioners' sugar and blend with the mixer on low speed until the ingredients are moistened, 30 seconds. Increase the speed to medium and beat until the frosting is fluffy, 2 minutes more.
  9. Use at once to frost your cake or cover and keep refrigerated till you are ready to frost.
  10. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2465.86 Kcal (10324 kJ)
Calories from fat 785.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 87.28g 134%
Cholesterol 347.75mg 116%
Sodium 964.96mg 40%
Potassium 930.62mg 20%
Total Carbs 419.47g 140%
Sugars 342.46g 1370%
Dietary Fiber 11.07g 44%
Protein 23.81g 48%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 24%
Iron 5.8mg 32%
Calcium 329.3mg 33%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 352.37 Kcal (1475 kJ)
Calories from fat 112.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.47g 134%
Cholesterol 49.69mg 116%
Sodium 137.89mg 40%
Potassium 132.99mg 20%
Total Carbs 59.94g 140%
Sugars 48.94g 1370%
Dietary Fiber 1.58g 44%
Protein 3.4g 48%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 24%
Iron 0.8mg 32%
Calcium 47.1mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 55.8
  • 69

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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