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the only chocolate cake recipe you'll ever need!

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Natasha Nalley
Frederick, MD

When my sister gave me this recipe, I was skeptical that it would be as moist as a box mix. I was wrong. It is a wonderful cake, easy to make and much better than a box mix. Add the fudge frosting, and you can't beat it.

(1 rating)
yield 20 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For the only chocolate cake recipe you'll ever need!

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    hot coffee
  • 1 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 tsp

How To Make the only chocolate cake recipe you'll ever need!

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
  • 3
    Add oil, coffee and milk and mix at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • 4
    Add eggs and vanilla and beat 2 more minutes. Expect batter to be thin.
  • 5
    Pour into a 9X13 inch greased and floured pan or 2 - 9 inch round pans.
  • 6
    Bake 9X13" pan for about 45 minutes, or 9" pans for about 30 minutes. Use toothpick test. Don't over bake.
  • 7
    Cool pans for about 15 minutes. If using Chocolate Frosting Glaze, pour over warm cake. Cool completely before cutting.

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