Hurry Up Chocolate Cake

Hurry Up Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Holly Paine


This recipe is my go too for impromptu parties and pot lucks. It comes from my BFF's Mom.


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20 Min
45 Min


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  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 1/2` c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1 c
    boiling water

How to Make Hurry Up Chocolate Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350.

    Butter 13X9 cake pan or 2 8 inch round cake pans. Coat with cocoa or cocoa and cinnamon.
  2. Sift together all dry ingredients
  3. Blend in oil and buttermilk. Add eggs one at a time. Beat well.
  4. Add boiling water. (You can substitute 1 cup boiling espresso to make a Capuccino Cake.)
    Stir well. Don't Panic! The batter will look like chocolate milk.
    Pour into prepared pan(s).
    Let rest for 5 minutes before baking.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until knife in center comes out clean.

    Let cool. Enjoy. Although this cake needs no frosting, it looks great with powdered sugar sprinkled on top.

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About Hurry Up Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #favorite, #family

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