Chocolate Cake With Icing
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Combine all dry ingredients in mixer bowl & mix well. Add eggs, milk, oil & vanilla & mix on low speed just until combined then slowly add hot water while mixing & stop when just combined. Pour batter evenly into greased & floured 9” cake pan & bake for around 30 to 35 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for 15 minutes then turn out onto cooling rack to cool completely.
- Combine cream cheese, butter, milk, vanilla & mix on medium speed until smooth. Add sugar a third of a cup at a time & continue to mix on medium speed until combined. Add cocoa & mix until combined & smooth.
- Cut the cake in half when cool & spread half the icing on the bottom cake in a thin layer & the other half on top of the cake also in a thin layer or don’t cut the cake & put all the icing on top.