Chocolate Velvet Cake With Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

You'll need 2 (9-inch) round cakepans that are at least 2 inches deep for this cake. If your pans are only 1 1/2 inches deep, use 3 pans, and reduce baking time to 25 to 30 minutes.

Yield:

Makes 12 servings

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Ingredients

Preparation

Spoon batter evenly into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans (pans must be 2 inches deep). Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire rack.

Spread Vanilla Buttercream Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.

Note:

December 2003