Chocolate Syrup Cake

For a moist, delicious dessert, try this chocolate cake recipe that makes a sensational presentation drizzled with chocolate buttercream frosting.



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Ingredients
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    3   cups 
    all-purpose flour
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    baking powder
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    baking soda
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    2 3/4  cups 
    sugar
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    1/2  cup 
    cooking oil
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    5   
    eggs
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    1   cup 
    buttermilk
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    2/3  cup 
    chocolate syrup
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    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    recipe Chocolate-Buttercream Drizzle
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    2   tablespoons 
    chocolate syrup
Chocolate Buttercream Drizzle
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    3   tablespoons 
    softened butter
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    1/2  cup 
    powdered sugar
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    2   tablespoons 
    chocolate syrup
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    3/4  cup 
    powdered sugar
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    Milk


Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. In bowl stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; set aside.
2.
In a large mixing bowl beat sugar and oil with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 1 minute or until evenly moistened. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition; beat until smooth. Alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk. Add the 2/3 cup chocolate syrup and vanilla; beat well. Pour into pan. Bake 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on rack. Transfer cake to platter; drizzle with Chocolate-Buttercream. Just before serving, drizzle 2 tablespoons syrup around top edge. Makes 12 to 16 servings.
Chocolate Buttercream Drizzle
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In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar; beat well. Beat in chocolate syrup and vanilla. Beat in 3/4 cup powdered sugar. If necessary, stir in milk until mixture drapes.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 550, Fat, total (g) 15, chol. (mg) 97, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 99, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 6, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 71, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 194, vit. C (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 69, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 168, Potassium (mg) 147, calcium (mg) 50, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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