One Bowl Chocolate Cake

One Bowl Chocolate Cake

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Judy Martin

By
@hillcrestchurchcook

My friend, Patty, gave me this recipe and I use it over and over. I just have never found a better chocolate cake recipe! I double the recipe and cook it in a full sized restaurant pan 2" deep for a crowd! My friends at church love this cake!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
12-16
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    hershey's cocoa
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    oil
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    hot tap water
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa
  • 6 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 lb
    box of confectioner's sugar
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces

How to Make One Bowl Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. For cake, mix dry ingredients, then add eggs, oil and buttermilk. Mix with spoon until smooth. Add hot water and vanilla. Mix well and pour into 9X13 baking pan that has been sprayed with pan release spray.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-38 min. Remove from oven to cool and ice while hot.
  3. To make icing...Place butter, cocoa, and milk in medium saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring so it won't burn on bottom of pan. Remove from heat and add a one pound box of confectioner's sugar. Add 1 tsp. of vanilla and beat well. Add pecans, then pour over warm cake. Icing will harden like fudge as it cools.

Printable Recipe Card

About One Bowl Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



Leave a Comment

26 Treasured Old-School Recipes

26 Treasured Old-School Recipes


What’s old is new again! While experimenting in the kitchen is fun, there is something about old-school, tried and true recipes that have our heart. Old-fashioned recipes have the ability to transport our taste buds to simpler times. From pound cake to banana pudding, biscuits to clam chowder, they’re made with simple ingredients and always […]

15 Breakfast Recipes You Need in Your Recipe Box

15 Breakfast Recipes You Need in Your Recipe Box


Melt-in-your-mouth apple donuts, ooey gooey cinnamon rolls, coffee cakes bursting with blueberry and cheesy breakfast casseroles, we’re drooling for these breakfast recipes. Getting the family to wake up is hard unless you have these recipes in your arsenal. Once the delicious smells reach their noses, the whole family will come running to the kitchen. Whether […]

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas


Having one of those “ugh, I don’t feel like cooking” kind of days? These fix it and forget it recipes are here to save the day. Super easy with minimal prep work, you won’t have to stand over a stovetop for an hour to make these weeknight meals. With little effort, you’ll have a family-approved […]