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Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Saint Jude Ladies Guild Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lucy Dellapiano
Added: Tuesday, November 29, 2005


2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup cocoa
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water

1 stick butter
2/3 cup cocoa
3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Heat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9 inch round 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. Pour into pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Make frosting: Melt butter and stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating on medium speed to spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla and frost cake when cooled.




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