Monday, December 7, 2009
THE BEST Chocolate Cake EVER
1 box devil’s food cake mix1 package Jello instant chocolate pudding mix1 cup sour cream1 cup vegetable oil4 eggs, beaten1/2 cup milk1 tsp vanilla2 cups mini semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a VERY large bowl (4 qt), mix together everything except chocolate chips. Batter will be thick. Stir in the chocolate chips. Pour batter into cake pan of choice (I normally use two 9-inch pie pans).
For cooking time, I use the cooking times on the back of the devil’s food cake box as a guide and usually add 10 mins to whatever it says. Then I do the toothpick check, and if it’s not done, I check on it every 5 mins after that. :) It usually takes around 45 mins for two, 9-inch pie pans.
Buttercream Frosting1 cup shortening (crisco)4 cups powdered sugar1/4 tsp salt1 tsp vanilla extract1/3 cup heavy whipping creamIn a mixing bowl, cream shortening until fluffy. Add sugar and continue creaming until well blended. Add salt, vanilla, and whipping cream. Blend on low speed until moistened. Beat at high speed until frosting is fluffy.