Makes one cake
2 cups flour
1 cup cocoa
1½ teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1½ teaspoons vanilla
1½ cups buttermilk
Basic Buttercream, for frosting
Preheat oven to 350Â°F.
Prepare 2 sheet pans with non-stick spray and parchment paper. Set aside. In a large bowl, sift all dry ingredients together. In another bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, and mix until incorporated.
Alternate dry ingredients with buttermilk, starting and finishing with flour mixture.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted in center comes out clean.
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