Hershey's Chocolate Cake

Valerie Johnson

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@ValerieJ

This weekend we hosted a mystery dinner party and I decided to make this chocolate cake for dessert.

This is not a rich chocolate cake but it is good. If you're looking for simple, easy and chocolate - this will fit the bill.

Original recipe is on the Hershey's cocoa container.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

CAKE

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

FROSTING

1 stick
butter or margarine
2/3 c
hershey's cocoa
3 c
powdered sugar
1/3 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees and flour two 9 inch round baking pans
2
Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
3
Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla, beat on medium speed of mixer two minutes
4
Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into prepared pans.
5
Bake 30 - 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
6
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
7
FROSTING
8
Melt butter then stir in cocoa.
9
Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beat to spreading consistently. Add small amount of milk if necessary.
10
Stir in vanilla. Makes about 2 cups frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate