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HERSHEY'S "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE CAKE" Recipe

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This recipe for HERSHEY'S "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE CAKE", by , is from GRAMMY'S FAMILY COOKBOOK : A SELECTION OF OUR FAMILY'S FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
AUNT BERTHA HUBER
Added: Monday, January 19, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c sugar
1-3/4 c all-purpose flour
3/4 c HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1-1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 c milk
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 c boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
VARIATIONS: ONE-PAN CAKE: Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Heat oven to 350. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes.
THREE LAYER CAKE: Grease and flour three 8-inch round baking pans. Heat oven to 350. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes.
BUNDT CAKE: Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt pan. Heat oven to 350. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 50 to 55 minutes. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.
CUPCAKES: Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups. Heat oven to 350. Fill cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 22 to 25 minutes.

 

 

 

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