Rating: 3 stars
30 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 9

This is a very good chocolate cake, when frosted with a chocolate frosting it is a double chocolate treat.

Recipe Summary

2 -8 or 9 inch round cakes


Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt together into a large bowl.

  • Add the butter or margarine, milk, and vanilla to the dry ingredients in the bowl. Beat for 300 strokes, or for approximately 2 minutes at low speed with an electric mixer.

  • Add the eggs, melted chocolate, and red food coloring to the batter. Beat an additional 300 strokes or 2 minutes at low speed.

  • Pour into two greased and floured 8 inch layer pans. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until done.

Nutrition Facts

131 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 19.7g; fat 5.3g; cholesterol 26.5mg; sodium 185.9mg. Full Nutrition