Chocolate Yum-Yum Cake

Chocolate Yum-Yum Cake

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 10 min
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Serving: 8

Chocolate Yum-Yum Cake will leave you guests speechless!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 squares unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Icing: 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons milk

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter and chocolate, stirring constantly. Add sugar, raisins, water, cinnamon and cloves; bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and pour into a mixing bowl and let cool for 15 minutes. Add salt and vanilla.
  2. Combine flour and baking soda; add to chocolate mixture and mix well. Pour into a greased and floured 8 cup fluted tube pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.
  4. Combine icing ingredients; spoon over cooled cake.

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