• 12servings
  • 45minutes
  • 792calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B12, H, D
MineralsNatrium, Fluorine, Calcium, Iron, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 2-1/2 cups sugar

  3. 4 eggs

  4. 2-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided

  5. 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  6. 1 cup baking cocoa

  7. 2 teaspoons baking soda

  8. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  9. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  10. 2 cups water

  11. 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  12. 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar

  13. 4 cups buttercream frosting of your choice

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cupid's Chocolate Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with water, beating well after each addition.

  2. Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

  3. For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form. Beat in confectioners' sugar and remaining vanilla.

  4. Place bottom cake layer on a serving plate; spread with half of the filling. Repeat. Place top layer on cake; frost top and sides of cake with buttercream frosting. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12-14 servings.


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