Easy Chocolate Cake

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8Ingredients
60Minutes
370Calories

Ingredients

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  • 8 tablespoons butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups self rising flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 8 ounces milk chocolate (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease and line a deep 12 x 8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
    2. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    3. Sift flour and cocoa powder into a medium bowl. Fold into batter alternately with 3/4 cup water, until well combined. Pour into prepared pan.
    4. Bake 35-40 mins, until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 mins. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.
    5. For the ganache, place chocolate and cream in a small saucepan on low heat. Stir until smooth. Transfer to a bowl. Chill, covered, stirring occasionally, for 30 mins, until spreadable. Spread over cooled cake.
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    NutritionView More

    370Calories
    Sodium13% DV320mg
    Fat31% DV20g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs15% DV45g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories370Calories from Fat180
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol75mg25%
    Sodium320mg13%
    Potassium200mg6%
    Protein6g12%
    Calories from Fat180
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars27g54%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium10%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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