Delicious double layer cake…perfect for birthdays!
- 2 cups flour
- 1-3/4 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup cocoa
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup butter
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Measure the 6 dry ingredients into large mixer bowl. Mix on low 1 minute to combine. Add remaining ingredients, all at once. Mix on medium 1 minute, scraping down bowl, to blend mixture; beat on high for 3 minutes. Spread into 2 parchment lined 9 by 1-1/2 inch round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes; cool 5 minutes. Remove layers and cool on racks.
Frost with Ganache from joyofbaking.com
- 16 oz. semisweet chocolate chips
- 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
Place the chocolate in a medium sized stainless steel bowl. Set aside. Heat the cream and butter in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Bring just to a boil. Immediately pour the boiling cream over the chocolate and allow to stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a whisk until smooth.