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Heavenly Chocolate Cake

Taste of Home

This cake is a truly a taste of heaven. The beautiful white icing pairs perfectly with the rich chocolate flavor. Serve it for any occasion, and you're good to go. 

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Ingredients

For the cake

  • 1 Cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 Cups sugar
  • 5 Eggland's Best Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup baking cocoa
  • 2 Teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Cup water

For the frosting

  • 12 Ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 18 Ounces PHILADELPHIA® Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 1/2 Teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

For the cake

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.

Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with water, beating well after each addition.

Pour into 3 greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 24-28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

For the frosting

Fill and frost as desired.

Nutritional Facts
Servings12
Calories Per Serving798
Total Fat51g78%
Sugar44gN/A
Saturated30g100%
Cholesterol162mg54%
Protein13g27%
Carbs78g26%
Vitamin A338µg38%
Vitamin B120.3µg5.1%
Vitamin C0.7mg1.2%
Vitamin D1µg0.2%
Vitamin E1mg5%
Vitamin K6µg7%
Calcium122mg12%
Fiber8g33%
Folate (food)33µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)108µg27%
Folic acid44µgN/A
Iron8mg43%
Magnesium142mg35%
Monounsaturated14gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg12%
Phosphorus312mg45%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium468mg13%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg19.9%
Sodium516mg21%
Sugars, added42gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg19.3%
Trans0.7gN/A
Zinc4mg26%