• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • servings:
  • Summary

    This chocolate velvet cake has the ideal balance of moistness while maintaining a light textured crumb structure. A perfect go-to chocolate cake recipe.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup sifted all purpose flour
    • 1 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
    • 1/2 cup cocoa
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
    • 1/3 cup vegetable shortening at room temperature
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
    • 4 cups icing sugar (powdered sugar)
    • 3/4 cup butter
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1-2 tbsp milk

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 588 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 30 g 46.64%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 54.53%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 32 mg 10.62%
    • Sodium: 467 mg 19.46%
    • Calcium: 61 mg 6.14%
    • Potassium: 134 mg 3.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 81 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.37%
    • Sugar: 59 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 7.43%
    • Vitamin C 0.51%
    • Vitamin D 0.24%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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