Chocolate Cake

The groom’s cake at our wedding – great with strawberries

Submitted by Elise

2 C sugar
1⅓ C flour
¾ C cocoa powder
1½ tsp baking soda
1½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 C whole milk
½ C oil
2 tsp vanilla
1 C boiling water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 9X13-inch pan or 2 – 9-inch round pans. Mix well all dry ingredients. Add eggs to the dry mix one at a time while using hand mixer. Mix in milk, oil and vanilla. Add boiling water added after all other ingredients are mixed in. Pour watery batter immediately into pan(s). Bake for 30 – 35 minutes. Cool completely before icing. Can be wrapped tightly in saran wrap and refrigerated for up to 2 days before icing with chocolate ganache icing.



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