Cakes

Very Best Chocolate Buttermilk Cake with Cream-Filled Cupcake Option

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I'm not a big fan at all of cakes made from the box. So whenever I make a chocolate sheet cake, I reach for my Grandma's Chocolate Buttermilk recipe. It makes a cupcake/cake with substance...one which isn't airy and doesn't crumble and fall apart like the mixes seem to, and it's chocolatey-good to boot! The Hostess Cupcake uses the Chocolate Buttermilk batter as a base and then adds a tasty cream cheese/chocolate chip filling, and is topped with rich chocolate butter

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2 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 c. flour
1 c. buttermilk
1/2 t. vanilla
1/2 c. cocoa
2 t. soda
1 c. oil
1/2 t. salt
1 c. boiling water

{HOSTESS CUPCAKES FILLING}

1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened, but not melted
1/3 c. sugar
1 egg
dash of salt
6 oz. package chocolate chips

{CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING}

1/2 c. butter
3 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla
2 heaping spoonfuls natural, unsweetened baking cocoa (I love Hershey's)
Add just a little milk at a time and mix until it is a creamy consistency, perfect for frosting!
For the cake base, stir together dry ingredients. In the bowl of an electric mixer, mix together wet ingredients (except buttermilk and boiling water). Add dry to wet and mix until combined. In small...
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Nutritions

Calories
400

Sodium
165mg
6% DV

Fat
14g
22% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
65g
22% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV