Chocolate Syrup Cake

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

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

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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
1. 
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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