Rating: 4.5 stars 4.4
62 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 41
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

I like this cake because it's so moist and rich. It's great for large gatherings because it's so easy to make.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist
FROSTING:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir in sugar and butter until butter is melted. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture and mix thoroughly. Pour into a greased and floured 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.

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  • For frosting, beat butter, confectioners' sugar, cocoa, vanilla and enough milk to reach a spreading consistency. Frost cake.

Nutrition Facts

333 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 53.9g; fat 12.8g; cholesterol 53.9mg; sodium 311.3mg. Full Nutrition
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