Dragonfly Dark Chocolate Cake

I could not resist re-blogging this
from Just A Pinch Recipes!!

Dragonfly Dark Chocolate Cake

Dragonfly Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe



2 c all-purpose flour
2 c sugar
1/4 c Hershey’s special dark cocoa
1/2 c regular cocoa
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 large eggs
1 c buttermilk
1/2 c melted butter
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c boiling water


1/2 c butter
3 Tbsp. Hershey’s special dark cocoa
1/3 c regular cocoa
2 Tbsp. cocoa +1 tsp. cocoa
~ 4 1/2 c powdered sugar
1/3-1/2 c half and half
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
2 Tbsp. corn syrup, light


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.  No, this is not a typo.  This is a slow bake cake.
  2. Grease and flour
    1. One 9×13 or
    2. Three 8″ round cake pans.
    3. 30 cupcakes – use liners
  3. Put all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Mix till smooth.
  5. Pour in pan(s).
  6. Bake
    1. One 9×13 cake, 1 hour.
    2. Three 8″ round cakes, 40 min.
    3. Cupcakes, 30-35 min.
  7. For the Frosting – melt the butter, stir in the cocoas till smooth add powdered sugar and half & half alternately till smooth. Stir in vanilla, and salt. Add the corn syrup, stir till creamy.
  8. Note: This will frost an eight inch three layer cake, cut recipe in half for 9×13 or cupcakes”

Dragonfly Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe | Just A Pinch Recipes.

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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4 Responses to Dragonfly Dark Chocolate Cake

  1. mmm! delicious! I looooove this sort of cake!


  2. siggiofmaine says:

    That looks waaaayyy too tasty !


  3. Jamie Dedes says:

    Okay. I think I just gained ten pounds. 😦
    Looks yum!


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