Brush half the melted butter onto bottoms and sides of 2 (9-inch) round pans. Cover bottoms with waxed paper; brush with remaining melted butter.
Sift flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. Microwave chocolate and cut-up butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
Beat sugar and eggs in medium bowl with mixer 2 min. or until slightly thickened and pale yellow in color. Add chocolate mixture; beat until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating on low speed after each addition until well blended. Add buttermilk and vanilla; mix well. (If batter is not completely blended at this point, mix by hand with rubber spatula until mixture is well blended.) Pour into prepared pans.
Bake 30 to 34 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out with fudgy crumbs. (Do not overbake.) Cool cakes in pans 5 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; remove and discard waxed paper. Cool cakes completely. Fill and frost with BAKER'S 225th Anniversary Fudge Icing. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
This decadent cake is the perfect choice for a special occasion. Plan ahead and eat accordingly before indulging in a slice of this cake.
Don't have buttermilk? Place 2 tsp. HEINZ Distilled White Vinegar in 1-cup glass measure. Add enough milk to measure 1/2 cup. Let stand 5 min., then use as directed.
For best results, remove cake from refrigerator 15 min. before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.