Bestest Chocolate Cake EVER!!!!!!

Missy Wimpelberg


This is my aunt's recipe. We make this for special occasions. This is the easiest cake to make. I am not a big cake fan, but this cake is SO AWESOME, you will not be disappointed. While it is seems very simple, you will be amazed at the flavor.


★★★★★ 8 votes

20 Min
30 Min



  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2
  • 1 tsp

  • 1/2 stick
    butter or margaine
  • 6 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1/2 to 1 box
    powdered su

How to Make Bestest Chocolate Cake EVER!!!!!!


  1. In a medium sauce pan melt and boil about a minute: 1 stick of butter
    1/2 cup oil (or crisco)
    1 cup of hot water
    4 T of cocoa powder
  2. While the above items are boiling, in a mixing bowl put:
    2 cups plain flour
    2 cups of sugar
    Mix and add:
    1/2 cup buttermilk
    1 t baking soda
    1/2 t salt
    2 eggs
    1 t vanilla
    Then mix the the cooked ingredients to the next set of ingredients. Then beat well and put in 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, until center is firm (do not overcook).
  3. while cake is baking make frosting:
    1/2 stick butter
    2 T cocoa
    6 T milk
    1/2 to 1 box of powdered sugar
    Bring butter and milk to a boil and add cocoa, mix well. Remove from heat and add sugar until you have icing a little thicker than pancake mix. Then drizzle on the cake, as soon as it comes out of the oven. You can sprinkle with nuts and marshmellows to add a little fun:) Let cool, then enjoy.

Printable Recipe Card

About Bestest Chocolate Cake EVER!!!!!!

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 42 Comments & Reviews

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We love us some pound cakes, the mouth-watering amazingness is always worth the extra time on the treadmill. Here are some of our favorites!

Best Carrot Cake Ever Recipe

Best Carrot Cake Ever

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The best carrot cake recipe ever! This easy and delicious carrot cake is sure to be a hit on your holiday dessert table. Click here for the Best Carrot Cake...

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Store-bought frosting is convenient and easy but making homemade buttercream icing is just as simple and super tasty. Thick and dense with a silky texture, this American buttercream recipe is...