Old-Fashioned Yellow Cake With Chocolate Icing

70 mins (prep 45, cooking 25)
15 ingredients
1 servings
When I first got married, my husband told me that his favorite cake was a simple yellow cake with chocolate icing. I wanted to make a birthday cake for him from scratch, and this was the result. He never would eat a box cake again! This is especially nice with a tall glass of milk.

Categories:  comfort-food , super-bowl , taste~mood , <-4-hours , low-sodium , low-in... , time-to-make , holiday , chocolate , cake-fillings-and-frostings , weeknight , cakes , valentine's-day , dessert ,
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Serving Size (840.82 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 3321.68 Calories from Fat 1206.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 134.0g 206.15%
Saturated Fat 84.71g 423.56%
Trans Fat 3.88g %
Cholesterol 430.69mg 143.56%
Sodium 1883.09mg 78.46%
Total Carbohydrate 496.01g 165.34%
Dietary Fiber 0.09 g 0.37%
Sugars 491.29 g %
Protein 53.02g 106.03%
Vitamin A 4121.04IU% Vitamin C 13.74mg%
Calcium 2409.56mg% Iron 2.1mg%
*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:
vegetable shortening, whole egg, sifted cake flour, pinch salt, unsweetened chocolate