Chocolate Cake

Dive into the world of decadence with our classic Chocolate Cake—a timeless indulgence that captivates with its rich cocoa flavor and moist, tender crumb. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply satisfying a chocolate craving, this cake is the perfect canvas for your sweetest moments. Paired with a luscious chocolate frosting or a dusting of powdered sugar, it’s a dessert that never goes out of style.

Ingredients You’ll Need:

For the Chocolate Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water

For Chocolate Frosting:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Preparation Steps:

For the Chocolate Cake:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add eggs, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Mix until well combined.
  4. Gradually add boiling water to the batter, stirring until smooth. The batter will be thin.
  5. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared cake pans.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

For Chocolate Frosting: 8. In a bowl, beat softened butter until creamy.

  1. Sift in cocoa powder and add powdered sugar, milk, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Beat until smooth and fluffy.

Assembly: 10. Once the cakes are completely cooled, spread a layer of chocolate frosting over the top of one cake layer.

  1. Place the second cake layer on top and frost the entire cake with the remaining chocolate frosting.
  2. Optional: Decorate with additional toppings like chocolate shavings or sprinkles.
  3. Slice and savor the classic perfection of our Chocolate Cake.

Thank you for reading.

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