Best-Ever Chocolate Cake , Heritage Recipe
65 mins (prep 30, cooking 35)
13 ingredients
12-16 servings
Origially featured on a 1952 Better Homes and Gardens cover, it's been perfected over the years. I hope you'll agree that this version is the moistest, richest, "chocolateiest" cake ever.

Categories:  chocolate , seasonal , winter , north-american , cakes , fall , summer , <-4-hours , spring , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (120.86 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 492.17 Calories from Fat 207.63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23.07g 425.87%
Saturated Fat 14.48g 868.81%
Trans Fat 0.81g %
Cholesterol 69.95mg 279.81%
Sodium 489.99mg 244.99%
Total Carbohydrate 64.88g 259.51%
Dietary Fiber 0.57 g 27.26%
Sugars 47.47 g %
Protein 8.17g 196.09%
Vitamin A 704.56IU% Vitamin C 1.03mg%
Calcium 230.68mg% Iron 1.08mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
unsweetened cocoa powder, semisweet chocolate pieces, sifted powdered sugar