The BEST Chocolate Cake

Hershey’s “perfectly chocolate” Chocolate Cake recipe is the BEST, especially with our extra tips for making it moist and boosting the chocolate flavor!
Watch the video tutorial and see how easy it is to make homemade chocolate cake.
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▢ 2 cups granulated sugar (400g)
▢ 1 3/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour* (or 242.13g)
▢ 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (75g)
▢ 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (6g)
▢ 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda (7.2g)
▢ 1 teaspoon salt (6g)
▢ 2 large eggs
▢ 1 cup buttermilk (237ml)
▢ 1/2 cup oil vegetable or canola oil (112ml)
▢ 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (10ml)
▢ 1 cup boiling water or hot coffee (237ml)
Chocolate Frosting:
▢ 1/2 cup butter (*see note) (113g)
▢ 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (65g)
▢ 3 cups powdered sugar (350g)
▢ 1/3 cup milk (79 ml)
▢ 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (5ml)

▢ 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.
▢ For a 9×13” One Layer Cake:
Grease 9×13” pan with non-stick cooking spray. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool completely. Frost.
▢ For Cupcakes:
Line cupcake pan with paper liners and fill 2/3 full with batter. Bake cupcakes for 22 to 25 minutes. Cool completely completely before frosting. Makes 24-30 cupcakes
For the Chocolate Frosting:
▢ Combine butter and cocoa powder.
▢ Add powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract.

Check out more tips for this recipe 👉👉

Round Cake pans:
Mixing bowls:
Hand mixer:
Vanilla Extract Recipe:

0:00 Intro
0:29 Line cake pan with parchment paper
1:19 Combine dry ingredients
2:10 Add buttermilk for moist cake
2:32 Add wet ingredients
3:00 Homemade vanilla extract
3:18 Mix well to combine
3:30 Add boiling water
3:40 Add batter to cake pans
4:05 Bake
4:18 Test if cake is done
4:30 How to remove cake from pan
5:30 How to make homemade chocolate frosting
7:05 How to frost a cake
8:21 How to cut a cake

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Posted on

April 25, 2021

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