Buttermilk Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Malt Frosting

Buttermilk Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Malt Frosting

AE Buttermilk gives this chocolate cake added flavor and moistness, while a touch of malted milk powder in the frosting adds delicious depth. A piece of this cake begs to be served with a big, cold glass of AE Milk!
20 Minutes prep time
Prep Time

20 Minutes

serves 12


40 to 45 minutes cook time
Cook Time

40 to 45 minutes

easy difficulty



  • 1

    For the cake, preheat the oven to 350°F; lightly coat a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray; set aside. In a large bowl, cream the sugar and butter together with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, blending well after each addition. Blend in the melted chocolate and vanilla.

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  • 2

    In a second bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda and salt. Add one-third of the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and blend until nearly incorporated. Add half of the buttermilk and blend until nearly incorporated, then add half of the remaining flour mixture. Blend in the remaining buttermilk, then mix in the last portion of the flour mixture by hand until no flour is visible.

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  • 3

    Spread the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the top springs back to the touch and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool the cake completely before frosting.

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  • 4

    For the frosting, beat the butter, cocoa and malted milk powder together in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until well blended. Add the cream, vanilla and salt, and beat until combined. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar until desired consistency is reached, adding more cream or powdered sugar as needed. Frost the cooled cake before serving.

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