Chocolate Groom's Cake

Oxmoor House
one 10-inch cake


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1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sugar
5 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
2 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Dissolve soda in buttermilk; add to creamed mixture alternately with flour, beginning and ending with flour. Mix well after each addition. Add chocolate; mix well. Stir in vanilla.

Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely.

Spread Special Chocolate Frosting on top and sides of cake.

Created date

February 2010