This is a great chocolate cake to make especially for Halloween.
This recipe makes an awesome cake! The first time I made this, I followed the directions exactly. The cake got great reviews from friends & family. The next time I made it though, I melted one 2 ounce square of chocolate and blended it in the mix - YUM! It's even better now (especially topped with cream cheese icing)! - 11 May 2007 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
The picture doesn't appear to be the same cake or has been iced using a different recipe, see picture 2 for what it looks like when it comes out of the oven. The chocolate sunk to the bottom of the tin as I suspected it would. If photo 1 is the same cake then they may have used different icing as there is nothing listed to make the white lines and even when I added more chocolate to the icing to make it darker it still came out a toffee/coffee colour. Although it looks ok its not as dark as the 1st picture so not as striking. However I would say that I ate a few crumbs that fell off and it tasted really nice so hoping its yummy. Don't know if you can see my profile photo but the cake is under the spiders, you can see the colour when I made it! Happy Halloween! Have eaten some now, its lovely but very rich, bit too much icing and not enough sponge? - 29 Oct 2010 (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)
Something else. added white chocolate to ice web - 29 Oct 2010 (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)