Deep Dark Chocolate Cake, Grandma W

Deep Dark Chocolate Cake, Grandma W Recipe

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Megan Stewart


My Grandma W always made chocolate cake with white frosting, which I never personally understood. My preference is chocolate frosting on chocolate cake. However, I don't believe I have met a cake I don't like (okay, cherry, or red velvet, but not much else!).


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  • 2 c
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    hershey's cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • ·
    buttercream frosting

How to Make Deep Dark Chocolate Cake, Grandma W


  1. Oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9" pans or a 9x13. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, powder, soda and salt. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Beat 2 min. Stir in boiling water, batter will be thin. Pour into pans. for round, bake 30-35 min. For 9x13, bake 35-40 min. Toothpick test. Cool 10 min then remove to wire racks or leave in 9x13. Frost.

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About Deep Dark Chocolate Cake, Grandma W

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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