Grandmas Secret Chocolate Cake

Kellie Parker


I found this recipe going thru one of my grandmas recipes in a box. I decided to make it and share it with you all. alittle of my past brought into the future.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
30 Min


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  • 3/4 c
    tomato juice
  • 1/4 c
  • 2/3 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 large
  • 1 1/2 tsp

How to Make Grandmas Secret Chocolate Cake


  1. pre heat oven to 350f coat 2 8in rounds with cooking spray
  2. in small sauce pan bring tomato juice and water to a boil, whisk in cocoa until smooth and remove from heat.
  3. in medium bowl stir together flour, baking soda,baking powder and salt.
  4. in a medium bowl, stir together sugar, oil eggs and vanilla until combined. beat in cocoa mixture, beat in flour mixture just until evenly moistened.
  5. divide batter between the 2 pans Bake until toothpick comes out clean. 25 to 30 min.
  6. let cool , can make a 2 layer cake or use a 9X13 pan ..and use icing of your choice.

    I like it best with cream cheese icing.

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About Grandmas Secret Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Collection: Grandma's Table

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