sunday chocolate cake

Sunday Chocolate Cake

Cake:

2 cups granulated sugar

2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 eggs

1 1/2 cup milk

1 tablespoon white vinegar

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup butter

1/4 cup cocoa powder

Spray 9 x 13 baking pan with pan release.

In large sized bowl, mix together sugar, flour, salt and baking soda and set aside.

In another bowl, whisk eggs.  Whisk into eggs, milk, vinegar and vanilla and set aside.

In large saucepan, melt butter with cocoa powder whisking until completely melted and smooth.  Pour hot chocolate/butter mixture over flour mixture and blend with spatula.  Pour liquid ingredients over chocolate/flour mixture and stir well until batter is smooth and there are no lumps.

Pour batter into baking pan and bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until center of cake is set.

Prepare icing while cake is baking.  You will want icing prepared as cake comes out of oven.

Icing:

1/2 cup butter

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk

4 cups powdered sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

In same saucepan as used for cake, melt butter over medium heat.  Add cocoa powder and milk to melted butter stirring constantly until mixture just begins to boil.  Remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar and vanilla until there are no lumps.

Pour icing over hot cake in pan, smoothing over top.

Allow cake to cool completely before cutting.  Not just for Sundays!

enjoy xo