Hershey's "perfectly chocolate" chocolate cake

          I just adore chocolate cakes and have bookmarked a couple of recipes from various sites waiting for some opportunity to try them out.I  bought the Hershey's cocoa powder a couple of months ago.This recipe was printed on the box and it sounded really awesome.I went ahead with the recipe and we all loved it. I just realised after making this one and this cake recently,that my son is also fond of chocolate cakes. So I am sure to come up with more chocolate cake recipes.You can leave a comment about your most favourite chocolate cake and a link to its recipe.I would love to try them sometime.

Hershey's "perfectly chocolate" chocolate cake
Hershey's "perfectly chocolate" chocolate cakeI just adore chocolate cakes and have bookmarked a couple of recipes from various sites waiting for some opportunity to try them out.I bought the Hershey's cocoa powder a couple of months ago.This recipe was printed on the box and it sounded really awesome.I went ahead with the recipe and we all lov...

Summary

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  • CourseDessert
  • Cooking Time35 minutesPT0H35M
  • Preparation Time15 minutesPT0H15M
  • Total Time50 minutesPT0H50M

Ingredients

Sugar
2 cups
All purpose flour
1-3/4cup
Hershey's Cocoa
3/4cup
Baking powder
1-1/2tsp
Baking soda
1-1/2tsp
Eggs
2

Steps

  1. Salt-1tsp(I did not add)
  2. Milk-1 cup
  3. Vegetable oil- 1/2cup
  4. Vanilla extract-2tsp
  5. Boiling water- 1 cup
    Hershey's "perfectly chocolate" chocolate cake
  6.       Heat oven to 180c. Grease and flour two 9-n round baking pans. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.Add eggs,milk,oil and vanilla:beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water(batter will be thin).Pour into pans. Bake 30-35minutes or until a skewer inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.Cool for 10 minutes.Remove from pans on a wire rack.

Updated picture- made it again for a friend's birthday

Hershey's "perfectly chocolate" chocolate cake

Hershey's "perfectly chocolate "chocolate frosting is recommended for the frosting. But I have used Betty crocker's ready to use chocolate frosting and  pink buttercream icing which was remaining after using it on thecastle cakeandchocolate celebration cake.