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One Bowl Chocolate Cake I

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"The easiest chocolate cake in the world, and minimal cleanup!"
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Ingredients

servings 157 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 - 9 inch round pans)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch round pans.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Make a well in the center and add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed. Stir in boiling water.
  3. Pour into two 9 inch pans. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then turn out onto a wire rack and continue cooling.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 157 calories; 5.7 g fat; 25.7 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 217 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Note: if your deciding between this recipe and one bowl chocolate cake III, they are exactly the same. I gave it 4 stars because I wasn't very impressed when I made it, but as someone else menti...

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This began bad I had this liquidy batter when I put the water in the batter . I was practically too scared to put it in the oven hoping it wont leak! I added another cup of flour and replaced th...

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Note: if your deciding between this recipe and one bowl chocolate cake III, they are exactly the same. I gave it 4 stars because I wasn't very impressed when I made it, but as someone else menti...

This is actually Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" chocolate cake and I only realized it after making it the second time using this recipe. I think the trick to the cake is watching your oven temp...

Good basic chocolate cake mix. I followed the mix directions exactly, but I made cupcakes instead. 24 cupcakes took 16 minutes at 350 in my oven (which tends to cook a little slow). I ran out...

Reliable deep, dark chocolate cake. Moist and dense - but to my liking almost too dense. Unlike some other chocolate cake recipes, this is not temperamental, so you can bake this cake confiden...

This is a fantastic cake. I found it, too, on the back of the Hershey's cocoa box, but (this is cool) if you 1/2 the recipe, use buttermilk instead of milk, put it in a 8x8 or larger corningwar...

I used buttermilk instead of regular milk and melted butter in place of the vegetable oil. Other than that, I followed the recipe exact. I used a large 9x13 pan and when I checked my cake at exa...

i forgot the boiling water!!!!! after putting the batter into the oven i realized i left out the boiling water!!! shocker though...it was really delicious even without but a bit dry. i won't hol...

A wonderful moist chocolate cake. I made one for family last night and there were no leftovers. They requested another one tonight! I used a 13x9x2 glass baking dish and baked it for about 50...

This is my new chocolate cake recipe! It was fabulous - better than the bakery I usually use for birthday cakes. I couldn't get to the bakery, so I used this recipe and a yellow cake recipe and ...