There are millions of recipes out there, so many new ones to try. But sometimes you want to eat something that you have already made and know you love, enter this easy delicious cake.
5 Minute Cocoa Cake
adapted from: true source unknown, but I believe it is Hershey's.
350 degree oven
1 3/4 c flour
2 c sugar
3/4 c cocoa
1 1/2 t baking powder
1 1/2 t soda
1 t salt
1/2 c oil
2 t vanilla
1 c milk - divided
1 c boiling water OR strong hot coffee
all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs, oil, vanilla and
half of the milk. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Add remaining milk,
mix on low until smooth. Add hot water/coffee, mix on low until smooth,
stopping once to scrape down sides of the bowl. Batter will be thin.
into prepared pan(s), bake 8 or 9 inch layer cakes 30-35 minutes. Bake a
9X13 pan 35-40 minutes. Let cool, 10 minutes, turn layers out to cool
Chocolate Butter Cream
1/3 c butter, softened
2 t vanilla
1/2 - 3/4 c cocoa - use the larger amount for a deep chocolate flavor
1 pound powdered sugar
3-5 T milk - divided
all ingredients into a large mixer bowl, add 3 T milk, beat until
smooth. If frosting is too stiff or dry, slowly add remaining milk
When cake is completely cool, frost, top with toasted walnut pieces.
Serves 16-20 happy people!
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