Deep Dark Chocolate Cake

Melissa Williamson

By
@georgiagirl48

My family and friends loves chocolates. I make them for our home. It is so easy and simple to make them. It is so delicious, rich, and sweet.


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Serves:

12 servings

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
3/4 c
hershey's cocoa
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
2
eggs
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 c
boiling water
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract

BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

6 Tbsp
butter or margarine, melted
2 2/3 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 c
hershey's cocoa
1/3 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pans or one 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
2
Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.
3
Bake 30 to 35 minutes for round pans, 35 to 40 minutes for rectangular pan or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. (Cake may be left in rectangular pan, if desired.)
4
For icing: Beat butter in medium bowl. Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Collection: 2012 Member's Choice
Other Tag: Quick & Easy