Friday, August 8, 2014

Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Cake

Ingredients (cake):
2 Cups Granulated Sugar
3/4 Cup Hershey's Cocoa
1 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Soda
2 Eggs
1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
1 Cup Boiling Water
1 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Milk
2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
Directions (cake):
Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl or mixer. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat until combined evenly. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin) Pour into 2 9-inch round greased and floured cake pans. Bake in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pans and then remove to wire racks to cool completely. Frost and serve.
Ingredients (frosting):
1 Stick Butter
2/3 Cup Hershey's Cocoa
3 Cups Confectioners Sugar
1/3 Cup Milk
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Directions (frosting):
Melt butter in the microwave or in a saucepan, and then pour into a large bowl. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to a spreadable consistency. If needed, add a small amount of additional milk. Stir in vanilla.

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  1. I didnt even know there was such a thing as "Chocolate Cake Day" .. that is awesome! Your cake looks AMAZING!!!!

  2. I would love a piece of this for breakfast!

  3. I have made this is SOOOOOOOO yummy!!!

  4. Kaitlyn, this is absolutely beautiful! I kept reading and scrolling and was so anxious to see what it looked like cut! Looks so YUMMY!

  5. The only thing that would make this cake better would be to have it in front of me next month for my birthday...

  6. Oh wow.. That looks heavenly.. chocolate cake is my FAVORITE..


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