Chocolate Picnic Cake

READY IN: 53mins
Recipe by Lauren Clark

Rich, moist, chocolaty and wonderful with vanilla ice cream!

Top Review by The Daycare Lady

This cake is for chocolate lovers. I substitute 6T of cocoa and 2 T of vegetable oil for the baking chocolate. Just add the cocoa to the dry ingredients and and the extra 2 T of vegetable oil to the other 1/3 cup. It works out great and costs less.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate; cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg and sugar.
  4. Beat in the water and oil.
  5. Stir in the melted chocolate and dry ingredients; mix until blended.
  6. Pour into a greased 8 inch square baking pan.
  7. Sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  8. Bake at 350° for 32-38 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool on a wire rack!

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