This is a perfect candidate for a chocolate-lover's cake; simply frost and voilà! A moist and rich chocolate masterpiece.
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup water
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar - divided use
2 (1-ounce) squares NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bars, broken into pieces
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
- Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.
- Combine water, 1/2 cup sugar and baking bars in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
- Beat remaining sugar, butter and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour mixture alternately with milk. Pour into two greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans.
- Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto wire racks to cool completely.
Makes 10 servings.
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