A Sweet recipe for chocolate layer cake with brown sugar frosting and chocolate icing.
Preheat oven to 350°. Grease two 9â€³ round pans.
Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water and pour equally into pans. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pans to wire racks.
Chocolate Icing:Beat butter in a medium bowl. Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk. Beat to spreading consistency and stir in milk.
Brown Sugar Icing:In a saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter. Add the brown sugar. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium low. Continue to boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the milk and bring to a boil as you continue to stir. Remove from heat and cool to lukewarm. Gradually add the powdered sugar and beat until thick enough to spread.
To assemble Layer 1 cake with halfof brown sugar icing and a thin layer of chocolate icing. Top with other cake, brown sugar icing and chocolate icing again.