If you want a really good recipe for chocolate cake, one that’s moist and satisfies your chocolate cravings…then this is the cake. If you want a chocolate cake that will impress those who love chocolate…then this is your cake! Time and time again, this is a cake that turns out perfect every time. This recipe calls for “Hershey’s dark chocolate cocoa” and the dark cocoa gives this cake so much richness, you can’t go wrong with this recipe if you’re looking for a go to chocolate cake…then this is your cake!
Happy Cake Baking!
2 cups sugar
1 and 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
* 3/4 cup Hershey’s Cocoa or Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa (I prefer the dark)
1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 and 1/2 teaspoons soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs (room temp if possible)
1 cup milk (room temp if possible)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoons “real” vanilla
1 cup boiling water
“Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Frosting (recipe follows)
1.Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
2. 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 of mixer for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water. (batter will be thin). Pour batter evenly into prepared pans.
3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Col 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
4. Prepare “Perfectly “Chocolate” chocolate frosting; spread between layers and over top and sides of cake.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.