• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    Moist chocolate cake covered with fluffy chocolate buttercream frosting. This classic dessert recipe will become your favorite chocolate cake for any occasion!

    Ingredients

    • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
    • 1 cup cocoa powder (dutch processed is best)
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp sea salt
    • 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 2-3 tsp butter
    • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
    • 1 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)
    • 3 cups powdered sugar (icing sugar)
    • 1/2 cup cocoa powder (dutch processed is best)
    • 3 tbsp whole milk

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 431 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 30.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 43.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 33 mg 10.86%
    • Sodium: 441 mg 18.36%
    • Calcium: 44 mg 4.41%
    • Potassium: 59 mg 1.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.25%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 65 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.58%
    • Sugar: 49 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 7.57%
    • Vitamin C 0.32%
    • Vitamin D 0.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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