• prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    The best chocolate scratch cake ever layered and covered in melt-in-your-mouth luscious Italian chocolate buttercream frosting.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups sugar
    • 2 cups all purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup cocoa
    • 2 tsp. baking powder
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup soured milk (add a tablespoon of lemon juice to sour the milk)
    • 1 cup black coffee
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 pound chocolate (at least 50% cocoa, chopped in small pieces)
    • ½ cup butter
    • 2/3 cup water
    • 6 egg whites at room temperature
    • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • Pinch salt
    • 2 cups 1 pound softened unsalted butter
    • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
    • 1 1/2 tbsp whipping cream

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 548 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 60.84%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 96.18%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 80 mg 26.62%
    • Sodium: 518 mg 21.59%
    • Calcium: 51 mg 5.11%
    • Potassium: 299 mg 8.54%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.05%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.78%
    • Sugar: 27 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 17.67%
    • Vitamin C 0.02%
    • Vitamin D 0.11%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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