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Chocolate Chip Cake

chocolate chip cake Dessert
Chocolate Chip Cake
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

A timeless layer cake, inspired by one of our favorite ice cream flavors! For a showstopping look and the perfect balance of chocolate and vanilla flavors, we’ve added shaved chocolate to the cake batter and the marshmallow buttercream frosting. MORE+ LESS-

July 3, 2018

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
1 1/4
cups milk
1/3
cup butter, melted
3
whole eggs
1/2
cup shaved semisweet chocolate baking bar

Frosting

1 1/2
cups Kraft™ Jet-Puffed™ marshmallow creme (from two 7-oz jars)
1
cup butter, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
to 2 tablespoons milk
2 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup shaved semisweet chocolate baking bar

Decoration

3
tablespoons shaved semisweet chocolate baking bar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Spray bottoms and sides of 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, 1 1/4 cups milk, 1/3 cup melted butter and the whole eggs with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup shaved chocolate until just blended. Divide evenly between pans.
  • 3
    Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; run metal spatula around edge of pans to loosen cakes. Remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat marshmallow creme, 1 cup softened butter, the vanilla and 1 tablespoon of the milk with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in powdered sugar until fluffy. If necessary, beat in more milk, a few drops at a time, until thin enough to spread. Stir in 1/4 cup shaved chocolate until just blended.
  • 5
    Place one cake layer on serving plate. Spread 3/4 cup frosting on top layer; top with second cake layer. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Sprinkle on top of cake, and press up side of cake the remaining 3 tablespoons shaved chocolate.
  • 6
    Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • For this recipe, you will need about 4 oz from a 9.7-oz 62% cacao semisweet chocolate baking bar.
  • Use a vegetable peeler to shave chocolate easily.
  • To keep your serving plate clean while frosting and decorating the cake, place strips of waxed paper around edge of plate. Remove after decorating is complete.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
16g
79%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
105mg
34%
Sodium
470mg
20%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
69g
23%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
49g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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