Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

by Todd Leonard CEC on August 13, 2014
Todd Leonard CEC
Overall Rating: 5/5 | Kids Rating: 0/5


You can't beat warm chocolate cake!

Serves: 25

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Total Time: 30 min

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  • 1 c. butter
  • 1/4 c. cocoa
  • 1 c. water
  • 2 c. Cane Sugar
  • 2 c. White Flour (All Purpose Unbleached Flour)
  • 1/2 tsp. Iodized Salt
  • 1/2 c. buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 2 tbsp. Whole Egg Powder + 1/4 c. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1/4 c. cocoa
  • 1/4 c. buttermilk
  • 1 lb. Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

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  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a saucepan bring butter, cocoa and water to boil; cool.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl combine sugar, flour, and salt. Pour cocoa mixture over dry ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Combine buttermilk and baking soda. Add to cocoa mixture. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until smooth, scraping bowl constantly.
  5. Pour into greased and floured pan. Bake for 20 minutes.


  1. Melt butter, cocoa, and buttermilk. Mix in vanilla and sugar. Cool and then spread onto cake.

Yield: 1 sheet pan