Regal Chocolate Cake

Chocolate layer cake-an excellent Valentine's Day treat! For a simple yet elegant finish, top with a single red rose.

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2  eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups sifted flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2  squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar together thoroughly. Add beaten eggs.

In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients together.

Combine milk and vanilla in a small bowl.

Alternately add milk mixture and sifted dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Beat for two minutes. Add melted chocolate and blend until evenly distributed.

Pour into two greased 9-inch cake pans. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

Ease of Preparation: Moderate

Preparation Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 40-45 min

Servings: 14

From: Frontier Files

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Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 220 calories, 10g total fat, 45mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 32g total carbohydrate and 4g protein.