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Chocolate Cake

Date Added: Jul 31, 2011 American Baking and Pastry
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Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

30 mins

Ready In

45 mins

Serving

12

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Description

This recipe makes a very pure, clean-tasting chocolate cake with a fine crumb and a texture that can be moist or dry depending on how long you bake it. Vanilla ice cream would be a great accompaniment.


Ingredients

  • 2  Cup(s) Sugar
  • 1
  • 1 3/4  Cup(s) All-purpose Flour
  • 2
  • 3/4  Cup(s) Cocoa, unsweetened
  • 3
  • 1 ½  Tea Spoon(s) Baking Powder
  • 4
  • 1 ½  Tea Spoon(s) Baking Soda
  • 5
  • 1  Tea Spoon(s) Salt
  • 6
  • 2  Each Eggs
  • 7
  • 1  Cup(s) Milk
  • 8
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Vegetable oil
  • 9
  • 2  Tea Spoon(s) Vanilla Extract
  • 10
  • 1  Cup(s) Water, boiling
  • 11

Directions

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
    2. Grease two 9 inch round baking pans.
    3. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.
    4. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes in a standing mixer.
    5. Stir in boiling water. Please note the batter will be thin.
    6. Pour into pans.
    7. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. To ensure it is finshed insert a wooden toothpick and if it comes out clean it is done.
    8. Cool for 10 minutes, remove from pan and add frosting.

     


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