Quarantine Baking!! “Chocwitt” Cake

Got up today and three year old Vincent asked, “Noni, can we bake a “Chockwitt” Cake??”  Being quarantined for almost 6 weeks now, we have been doing a lot of baking together ……Lemon Cake to eat with Pontchatoula Strawberries, Cinnamon Rolls to share with his three cousins Vanessa, Ashton and Giselle, and now a chocolate cake from scratch!



This is a very quick cake to put together and you probably have all in the ingredients on hand already!!  If you don’t have real buttermilk, you can just add 1 tablespoon of vinegar (white or Apple Cider) to the one cup of whole milk and let stand 5 minutes.

This batter yields a two layer 8″ cake or two-9″ layers.  I prefer the 8″. Continue reading