Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Magleby's Chocolate Cake

Magleby's Chocolate Cake

1 cup butter
1 cup water
1/4 cup cocoa
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs slightly beaten
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla

Bring butter, water and cocoa to boil.  In separate bowl stir together flour, sugar and salt.  Pour liquids over dry ingredients.  Gently mix and then add eggs, baking soda, sour cream and vanilla.  The secret is mix as little as possible.  Bake 325 for 35-40 min.

Easiest cake is 9x13 with chocolate frosting.  OR Make layered cake with two 9 inch round pans.  Freeze layers before frosting.

Chocolate Frosting:
1/2 stick butter
3 Tbs Milk
1 Tbs cocoa
2 cups powdered sugar
2 drops almond extract
1/4 tsp vinegar

Bring butter, milk, and cocoa to a boil.  Boil over medium heat then pour over powdered sugar, almond extract and vinegar.  Mix and frost!

Vanilla Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 pound powdered sugar
Mix well then add:
3 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla
beat until creamy.

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