Easy Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing
Recipe type: Dessert
  • -Cake-
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1¾ cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (Dutch cocoa if you have it)
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk (can use regular milk)
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • -Chocolate Icing-
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 pint heavy cream (about 2 cups)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x13" baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl mix sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in boiling water.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pans. Batter will be very thin.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes for a 9x13 pan. Let cool.
  6. For the Chocolate Icing:
  7. Put chocolate chips in a medium sized bowl.
  8. Put cream in small sauce pan.
  9. Heat cream over medium heat, just until it starts to boil.
  10. Pour cream over chocolate chips, stir until it turns dark and creamy.
  11. Pour over cake and let cool completely or place in fridge.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at http://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2021/01/01/easy-chocolate-cake-with-chocolate-ganache-icing/