How to Bake a Cake and Frost It

Instructions on preparing a dark chocolate bunt cake with dark chocolate frosting.

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How to Bake a Cake and Frost It Recipe
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Ingredients
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2 Cups Sugar

2 Cups Sugar

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3 Eggs

3 Eggs

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2 tsp Vanilla

2 tsp Vanilla

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1 1/2 cups buttermilk

1 1/2 cups buttermilk

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2 tsp soda

2 tsp soda

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1 cup oil

1 cup oil

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1 1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp salt

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3/4 cup dark cocoa

3/4 cup dark cocoa

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3 cups flour

3 cups flour

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Mix ingredients

Mix ingredients

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Add half of coffee

Add half of coffee

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Mix

Mix

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Add 1/4 more coffee

Add 1/4 more coffee

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Add remainder of coffee and mix until well blended

Add remainder of coffee and mix until well blended

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Pour batter into well sprayed cake pan (bunt pan)

Pour batter into well sprayed cake pan (bunt pan)

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Put cake into preheated oven set to 350 degrees and cook for 45 minutes

Put cake into preheated oven set to 350 degrees and cook for 45 minutes

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Check half way

Check half way

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Start making frosting while cooking cake. Start with 1 cup sugar.

Start making frosting while cooking cake. Start with 1 cup sugar.

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Add 1/3 butter

Add 1/3 butter

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Add 1/4 cup milk

Add 1/4 cup milk

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Heat mixture, stir, and bring to boil

Heat mixture, stir, and bring to boil

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Constantly stir and bring to full boil

Constantly stir and bring to full boil

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Remove from heat and add 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Remove from heat and add 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

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Stirring in ingredients

Stirring in ingredients

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Stirring ingredients

Stirring ingredients

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Let stand

Let stand

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Check cake for even baking

Check cake for even baking

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Check cake with toothpick to see if its done

Check cake with toothpick to see if its done

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If toothpick comes out clean, your cake is done.

If toothpick comes out clean, your cake is done.

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Place plate on bunt pan

Place plate on bunt pan

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Flip plate over so that bunt pan is on top.

Flip plate over so that bunt pan is on top.

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Lift off bunt pan carefully as it is hot and can burn you.

Lift off bunt pan carefully as it is hot and can burn you.

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A perfectly cooked cake comes out like this if pan is sprayed well with cooking spray.

A perfectly cooked cake comes out like this if pan is sprayed well with cooking spray.

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Pour cooled frosting over cake.

Pour cooled frosting over cake.

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Continue until amount desired is reached.

Continue until amount desired is reached.

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Finished cake. Cut and serve.

Finished cake. Cut and serve.

Ingredients

2 Cups Sugar 
3 Eggs 
2 Teaspoons Vanilla 
2 Teaspoons Soda 
Cups Buttermilk 
1 Cup Vegetable Oil 
Teaspoons Salt 
¾ Cups Dark Cocoa 
3 Cups Flour 
1 Cup Hot Coffee 
1 Cup White Sugar 
¼ Cups Milk 
Cups Butter 
½ Cups Dark Chocolate Chips 
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