CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH WARM CHOCOLATE FROSTING RECIPE

Enjoy this irresistibly rich and creamy chocolate cake topped with a delicious fudgy warm chocolate frosting.

Ingredients

Chocolate cake
    • 2 cups of all purpose flour
    • 2 cups of granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup black coffee
    • 1 cup Finlandia unsalted butter
    • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Chocolate frosting
  • 1/2 cup Finlandia unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup (whole) milk
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 350F.
  2. Line a 13X9″ baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl add the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Whisk to combine.
  4. In a medium size saucepan add the coffee, cocoa powder and 1 cup of Finlandia unsalted butter.
  5. Cook over low heat until the butter is melted.
  6. Pour the coffee chocolate mixture over the dry ingredients into the mixing bowl.
  7. With the paddle attachment on, beat on low speed, slowly adding the buttermilk, the 2 eggs and vanilla extract.
  8. Stir until all the ingredients are incorporated.
  9. Pour the cake batter into the prepared pan and bake for 28-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes clean.
  10. Remove from the oven.
  11. As soon as the cake is done, make the frosting.
  12. In a medium size saucepan add the remaining 1/2 cup Finlandia butter, cocoa powder and milk. Cook over low heat until the butter is melted.
  13. Remove from the heat and stir in the powder sugar. Mix well.
  14. Pour the warm frosting over the warm cake.
  15. Set aside until cooled completely.