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Hersheys Chocolate Cake



+Chocolate cake:
°Adapted from Hershey's
°2 cups of sugar
°1 & 3/4 cups flour
°3/4 cup cocoa powder
°1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
°1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
°1 teaspoon of salt
°2 eggs
°1 cup milk or heavy cream
°1/2 cup vegetable oil
°2 teaspoons vanilla
°1 cup boiling water
+For the Cream Cheese Whipped Buttercream:
°1 cup cream cheese
°3/4 cup butter
°1/2 t vanilla extract
°4 c powder sugar
+For the Chocolate Cream Cheese Buttercream:
°3/4 cup butter
°3/4 cup cream cheese
°1 & 3/4 cups Hershey cocoa powder
°5 c powder sugar
°1/2 c + 3 t whole milk
°2 t vanilla extract

* Methods :

Hershey Chocolate Cake:
First, preheat oven 350F.
Sprayng 3 around cake pans with cook spray
Lightly dust the molds with flour, set aside.
In a large mixing bowl or Kitchenaid mixer, combine flour, Hersheys Cocoa, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Add the milk, oil, eggs and vanilla extract and mix until well incorporated. Once combined, stir in boiling water last; mix again, the dough will be very thin.
Pour batter evenly into each of the sprayed/floured cake pans
Baking for 30 to 35 min  Once completely baked, remove from the oven and allow the 3 cakes to cool for at least 10-15 minutes before removing them.
Once removed, transfer to a rack to finish cooling completely.
I always using cake leveler to making sure layers are even, you can also utilize a serrated knife
When they finish cooling, prepare frostings.
Buttercream and Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting Instructions:
Whip the cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer on high speed for about 30 seconds. Time mix, begin adding 1/2 c powdered sugar at a time, make sure every half cup is fully in-corporated before blending in another 1/2 cup, adding vanilla extract also whisk one last time for about 30 more sec at high speed.  and beat a minute more until nice and fluffy
Chocolate Butter Cream Cheese Frosting Instructions:
In  bowl, beating butter also cream cheese with an electric mixer & begin adding the powdered sugar 1/2 c at a time
add cocoa and milk and vanilla
Whisk all the ingredients until well incorporated
Beat on high speed for about a minute or until fluffy.
Time e you are ready to assemble cake:
Level cakes with a cake leveler to ensure perfect stacking of cake layers
Placing bottom layer on cake plate.
Spread 3/4 cup cream cheese buttercream filling on bottom layer of cake
Cover with the second level coat and repeat the process.
Finally, covering with the third layer.
Glaze just the top with the remaining whipped cream cheese buttercream and refrigerate for about 15 minutes
Finally, remove from the fridge and gently frost the top layer with the chocolate cream cheese buttercream and all sides of the cake.
Refrigerate to ready to serving.

Enjoy !