Recipe courtesy of James Rosselle
Episode: Sweet 16
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1 hr
20 min
40 min
2 (9-inch) pans


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For the Chocolate Cake:


For the Chocolate Cake: 

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and spray 2 (9-inch) cake pans with cooking spray.

For each cake:

Combine all dry ingredients and sift. Combine all wet ingredients and whisk to incorporate. In a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, mix the sifted dry ingredients and butter. Add 1/3 of the wet ingredients and mix on medium speed for 1 minute. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat this process 2 more times. Poor batter evenly into prepared cake pans. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Check the center of cakes with a toothpick for doneness. Cool.

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