Grand Ghirardelli Fudge Cake


2 c Unsifted cake flour
1 3/4 c Sugar
3/4 c Ghirardelli Cocoa
1 t Baking powder
1 t Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1 c Butter or margarine, very
3/4 c Milk
1/2 c Water
2 Eggs
2 ts Vanilla

DIRECTIONS: Heat oven to 350-F. Measure the 6 dry
ingredients into large mixer bowl. Mix on low 1 minute
to combine. Add remaining ingredients, all at once.
Mix on medium 1 minute, scraping down bowl, to blend
mixture; beat on high for 3 minutes. Spread into 2
parchment lined or greased and lightly floured 9 by
1-1/2" round cake pans. Bake at 350-F for 30 to 35
minutes; cool 5 minutes. Remove layers and cool on

When completely cool, frost with Chocolate Butter
Cream Frosting