OK. I ran out of steam and never got to make any frosting, so I just cut into the cake ‘cuz I couldn’t stand it any more.
The taste and texture are good, but not what I was expecting. It didn’t have that fluffy-like-a-box-mix texture I was hoping for. I think part of it was that it was under-leavened. I also wouldn’t mind a more chocolaty flavor.
Next time I think 1/2 tsp of baking soda instead of 1/4 tsp that the recipe called for. I also think I might add some melted chocolate to the mix to see if I can boost the chocolate flavor.
I’ve attached a pic of the cut cake. You can tell from the picture that the crumb is a little tight.