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(Cake) Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1-3/4 cups flour
1 cup Hershey's Cocoa
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.

Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean and the top springs back when touched gently. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

Fudge Frosting
3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter
1 cup Hershey's Cocoa
4 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Place butter in large mixer bowl. Add cocoa, stirring until smooth.

Gradually beat in powdered sugar, milk and vanilla, beating until smooth. If necessary add additional milk, a teaspoon at a time, beating until spreading consistency. About 3 cups frosting.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12

 

 

 

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