"Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

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Sherri Greer

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@SherriL

This is the best chocolate cake I've ever had and my Mom has been making this since I was just a baby, it's the first cake I made when I was a kid and it's always my go-to cake. Just can't beat this homemade flavor and texture!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    hershey's cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE FROSTING

  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 2/3 c
    cocoa
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. HEAT oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pans (or spray with baking spray)
  2. COMBINE dry ingredients in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Beat 2 min. on medium speed. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into pans
  3. BAKE 30-35 min. Cool 10 min; remove to wire racks. Cool. Frost.
    If using a 13x9-inch pan bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 min.
  4. FOR THE FROSTING:
    Melt butter, stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add more milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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