Mom’s Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

Mom's Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

Mom’s Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

We’re celebrating Father’s Day with this delicious chocolate cake!  How are you celebrating?

cake

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

4 tablespoons cocoa

1/2 cup buttermilk

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

frosting

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

3/4 cup buttermilk

4 tablespoons cocoa

1 – 1 1/2 pounds powdered sugar

toffee bits and mini chocolate chips for sprinkling

1  Preheat oven to 350.  Lightly spray 9 x 13″ pan with cooking spray.

2  For the cake, combine flour, sugar and baking soda in mixer bowl.

3  Bring butter, cocoa and 1 cup water to a boil while stirring.

4  Add cocoa mixture to flour mixture, along with buttermilk, eggs and vanilla and beat for 3 minutes.

5  Pour into prepared pan and bake until toothpick comes out clean, about 30 – 40 minutes.

6  For the frosting, make frosting as soon as cake comes out of oven.  Bring butter, buttermilk and cocoa to a boil while stirring.  With a mixer, beat with powdered sugar until smooth.

7  Spread frosting over cake and sprinkle with toffee bits and mini chocolate chips.

recipe from Food Network

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