13x9 chocolate cake with chocolate cream cheese frosting
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A delicious chocolate cake with a creamy chocolaty cream cheese frosting slathered over the make the perfect cake.
Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 20 servings
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 oz milk
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
chocolate cream cheese frosting
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Prepare a 13x9 baking pan with a baking spray or shortening and flour.
  3. In a bowl with a mixer cream butter, oil, and sugar.
  4. Add in eggs and mix until combined completely.
  5. In a medium bowl mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
  6. In a liquid measuring cup mix milk with vinegar and stir.
  7. Alternate the flour mixture and the milk mixture, add each to the egg mixture beating until the mixture is all smooth.
  8. Stir in mini chocolate chips if you're adding them.
  9. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
  10. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Cool in the pan completely or cool for 15 minutes then turn out to cooling rack if you don't want to serve it in the pan.
Chocolate cream cheese frosting
  1. In the bowl of a mixer cream butter with cream cheese, add in cocoa, powdered sugar, and heavy cream. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  2. Spread frosting over the completely cooled cake. Swirl with an offset spatula or the back of a spoon t creates a pretty pattern.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2020/02/13x9-chocolate-cake-with-chocolate-cream-cheese-frosting.html