“Best Ever” Organic Chocolate Cakes | Lady Locavore



The old-fashioned Birthday Cake. All you need to add is the special lighting and music. Remember when some real cool Mom’s would hide money inside the cake? Now that was a party cake to remember!

3/4 cup Organic Butter, softened

1 2/3 cup Organic Sugar

3 Eggs

1 tsp Vanilla

2 cups All-purpose flour or Organic Spelt

2/3 cup Organic Cocoa

1 1/4 tsp Baking soda

1 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp Baking powder

1 1/3 cup Water

Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans or one 13x9x2 inch baking pan. In large mixer bowl, combine butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla; beat on high-speed of electric mixer 3 minutes. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder; add alternately with water to butter mixture, beating until blended.Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with Butter Cream Icing. 8 to 10 servings. Rich Buttercream Chocolate Icing




6 tbsp Butter

2 2/3 cup Powdered Icing sugar

1/2 cup Organic Cocoa

1/3 cup Milk

1 tsp Vanilla extract

Sift the Icing Sugar and Cocoa into a large bowl, and add all remaining ingredients. Mix on high, until all is smooth and creamy. Spread on well-cooled prepared cake.

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