Here is a wonderful chocolate cake recipe that is very moist and difficult to mess up. I made it for our Mid-Summer's Eve celebration which we had in our backyard on Saturday. I was very happy with the way it turned out and thought that you might like to try it for yourselves!
DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE CAKE
1/2 c margarine (we use Smart Balance)
2 c white sugar
1 c water
2(1oz) squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 t. salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1 1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 c sour milk
Preheat oven 350 degrees. Grease 2 round cake pans. Microwave chocolate, Smart Balance and water until melted. Stir until all is smooth. Cool to room temp.
Mix together flour, sugar, salt and soda. Pour in milk and eggs. Pour in cooled chocolate mixture to batter. Blend until smooth. Pour into pan.
Bake 30-35 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. Frost.
BASIC CHOCOLATE FROSTING
1/4 c margarine
1/3 c milk
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 t. vanilla
3 1/2 c powdered sugar
Beat margarine and cocoa together until smooth. Add milk and vanilla, beat until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar until thick and creamy.~~~~~~~~
We decorated our cake with fresh flowers. Enjoy!!