Prompt: Chocolate cake recipe


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups (1 large container) unsalted butter, softened
2 large eggs, beaten
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour an 8-inch cake pan.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together butter, eggs, buttermilk, and butter. Stir in vanilla extract. Pour wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until blended.

4. Pour batter
into the prepared cake pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack to finish cooling.