Deep, Dark, Decadent Chocolate Cake

Very moist and easy chocolate scratch cake.

Deep, Dark, Decadent Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup unsifted all purpose flour
  • 2 cups white suger
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 t vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water

Instructions

  1. 1. Combine dry ingredients in large mining bowl and blend them together with large spoon or spatula.
  2. 2. Add remaining ingredients except the boiling water; beat a medium speed for 2 minutes.
  3. 3. Remove fro mixer and stir in boiling water ( batter will be thin ).
  4. 4. Pour into two greased and floured 9″ cake pans or 1 13 by 9 inch pan.
  5. 5. Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes for layers and 35 to 40 minutes for the 13 by 9 pan.
  6. 6. Cool 10 minutes on rack, then remove from pans.

    It’s chocolate, which has 1 gm of protein per 1 tblsp of cocoa and the recipe calls for 3/4 cups! Add the eggs and as far as I’m concern the cake is a great source of protein. We just won’t think about the calories!

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