Sunday, November 6, 2011

{chocolate cake}

this recipe will knock your socks off
it's moist, rich, decadent, and totally full of chocolate
this is my go-to recipe when i need a quick cake
and best of all you probably have the recipe right in your kitchen

hershey's "perfectly chocolate"
chocolate cake

 (the name describes this cake wonderfully and can be found on the back of hershey's baking cocoa)


2 c sugar
1 3/4 c 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

   1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9 in. baking pans. 2. Combine dry ingredients in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Beat on med speed 2 min. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into pans. 3. Bake 30-35 min or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 min/ remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with "perfectly chocolate" chocolate frosting.
10-12 servings.

"perfectly chocolate" chocolate frosting


1 stick butter
2/3 c hershey's cocoa
3 c powdered sugar
1/3 c milk
1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Melt butter, stir in cocoa. 2. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating on med. speed to spreading consistency. Add more milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

Now lavishly spread the whole 2 cups all over that cake. And enjoy every single bite. Go ahead and have a big slice, I won't tell!!



  1. This looks sooo delicious, I have almost all the ingredients so I might just go ahead and take your advice and make some. Yum!

  2. Wow, this looks delicious! I think chocolate cake might be on the menu this week at some point :)

    new follower!


  3. I used to make this recipe in college and completely forgot about it. Thanks for the reminder. I baked this up today. Super easy and super yum.

  4. Seams easy will be trying this one this week


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