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Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruby Barnes

Category:
Category:
 

Cake


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup Hershey’s cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 9” round baking pans.
Combine dry ingredients in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into pans.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with “Perfectly Chocolate” chocolate frosting.
 

“Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
2/3 cup Hershey’s cocoa
3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating on medium speed to spreading consistency. Add more milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. Makes about 2 cups of frosting.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Makes 10-12 servings

Cupcakes: Line 2 1/2” muffin cups with paper baking cups. Fill cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake at 350 for 22-25 minutes. Cool; frost. Makes about 30 cupcakes.

 

 

 

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