Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Vickie Devries


My now ex-spouse was down on the kitchen table eating this out of the bowl one evening thinking it was chocolate pudding. It's light and creamy.


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 Hr
35 Min


  • 2 c
    cake flour
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 3
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    double-acting baking powder

How to Make Chocolate Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. In medium bowl measure and sift flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
  3. Cream shortening with sugar. Add vanilla, eggs and milk on medium speed.
    Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture. Scrape bowl and raise speed to high for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour batter into pans and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
    Allow to cool completely before filling and frosting.

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About Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate

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