Monday, April 8, 2013

Fabulous Chocolate Cake

I have to AW my Hubby for baking me this amazing chocolate cake with chocolate frosting for (plus spaghetti, meatballs and homemade garlic bread) for dinner one day! Trust me, this cake is the BEST!

From Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.

    Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.

    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE FROSTING.
Chocolate Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Melt butter. Stir in cocoa.

Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.

Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

This cake is addicting! Absolutely fabulous!


  1. That is one awesome husband - I love some chocolate cake!

  2. This cake looks so yummy. Can't wait to try it out.
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. ooh, this looks goooood! and hello, you're getting a 3 course meal cooked for you? yeesh, i'm lucky if he stirs what i've started. although S does do the dishes, which i hate. was it your dish night after this feast?!

  4. Looks so delicious!! Dangerous for me to see this recipe!

  5. Your chocolate cake looks absolutely perfect and utterly divine!

  6. I've tried this recipe before and love it. Wish I had a piece of yours now.

  7. Looks so moist and delicious. Funny because I don't consider myself a chocolate person, but chocolate cake is one of my favorites; with a glass of milk of course!

  8. This is the only chocolate cake recipe I use. It is the best! Makes great cupcakes, too!


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