Best Ever Chocolate Cake (Seriously)

Best Ever Chocolate Cake (Seriously)

7 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

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There is not much I enjoy eating more than chocolate cake. This is a recipe my mother gave me that is my favorite homemade cake recipe I've found so far.


2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
3/4 cup cocoa
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup milk
2 large Eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup hot coffee; (you won't be able to taste this)

Original recipe makes Servings



1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees

2. Sift together dry ingredients

3. Add oil, coffee, and milk; mix at medium speed for 2 minutes

4. Add eggs and vanilla, and mix for 2 more minutes ***BATTER WILL BE THIN***

5. Pour into a pan of your choice. There is enough batter for a single 9x13 inch pan, two 9 inch round pans, a single bundt pan, or 30 regular sized cupcakes.

6. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out completely clean. Cooking times vary largely by oven and pan type.

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A triple layer Valentine's cake :)

The inside...

Chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter cream icing :)

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I knew there was an easy chocolate cake recipe out there ?? I'm tight on money and my 11 year old step son's birthday is near...this will be awesome because I have all those ingredients! Looking forward to posting pics soon ??
LenaBean35 9m ago

I made this last week and my husband said it was the best birthday cake he'd ever had! I cooked it for 45 minutes and it was perfect.
hjordan56 1y ago

This the best chocolate cake I've ever had! I made it for my husbands birthday, I did a triple decker cake with cream & cherries. It is the lightest & most moist cake ever!
Clairee333 1y ago

This is an absolutely fabulous cake. It is my go to receipe. My family and friends all request this particular cake. I add a layer of chocolate ganache between the buttercream and sponge. I make and sell cakes in a small way and this is the cake most asked for.
maevemary 1y ago

Awesome cake we often make this when ever their is a birthday
Andrelicious 1y ago

naneen66 2y ago

I posted this recipe. It is one of my favorite cake recipes.
angrose 4y ago

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