"Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

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Sherri Greer

By
@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

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

  • 1HEAT oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pans (or spray with baking spray)
  • 2COMBINE 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
  • 3BAKE 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.
  • 4FOR 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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About "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes