1 c butter
2 oz unsweetened baking chocolate (i
use ghiradelli's 60% caoco)
1 c hot water
2 c sifted flour
2 c sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt butter and chocolate in a sauce pan. Add water and boil for 2 minutes. Sift flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda. Combine with ch
ocolate mixture. Add eggs, milk, and vanilla. Beat with a mixer for several minutes until creamy (batter will be thin) Pour into a greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes.
1/2 c butter
2 oz unsweetened baking chocolate
1/3 c milk
16 0z powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
Melt butter and chocolate in sauce pan. Add milk and boil until it thickens. Add mixture to powdered sugar and mix with a mixer til creamy. Stir in vanilla.
Cool cake for about 10-15 minutes, frost while still warm.