By [priscilla]

About This Recipe:

very moist easy and fast baking recipeworks well with cupcakes and cake layering 




* 1 3/4 cup of all purpose flour

* 1 teaspoon of baking soda

* 3/4 teaspoon of salt

* 2/3 cup of room temp milk 

* 2/3 cup of cocoa powder

* 2/3 cup of boiling water

* 1 1/2 sticks of butter (not margarine)

* 2 cups of sugar

* 2 teaspoons of vanilla

* 3 room temp eggs 




***use 3 mixing bowls*** 


on the first bowl:

add flour ,baking soda and salt and wisk until well incorporated (set aside)


second bowl:

add cocoa powder to boiling water and wisk until smooth add room temperature milk and wisk again until well incorporated  (set aside)


third bowl:

add butter and beat until smooth and creamy (3 min)

add sugar and vanilla and beat for about 4 minutes until fluffy and smooth add the eggs one at a time beating each one in well......add about 1/4 of flour mixture (from bowl 1) and mix well   add 1/2 the cocoa powder mixture (from bowl 2) and mix well ...add half of whats left of flour and mix well.... add the rest of cocoa mixture and mix well and add the remaining flour and mix all untill smooth ......



bake at 350'f and bake for aboout 20 min or until toothpick comes out clean  let it cool before removing from cake pan for cupcake tray bake for about 15 min