Super Moist Chocolate Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This chocolate cake recipe always generates a buzz at family functions and often prompts many requests for the recipe. (The frosting is courtesy of Betty Crocker). Note: If making a layer cake, please double the recipe. This also makes great cupcakes! Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix dry items ingredients in a bowl using a fork.
  2. Combine wet ingredients in a separate bowl/container.
  3. Combine dry and wet ingredients in a bowl mixing together with a fork.
  4. Transfer mixture to greased cake pan or cupcake tins.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for approximately 30 minutes. (Bake for approximately 15 minutes if making cupcakes).
  6. Set aside to cool before frosting.
  7. To begin the Chocolate Cocoa Frosting beat powdered sugar and butter until blended. (If using an electric mixer, use low speed).
  8. Stir in vanilla and cocoa.
  9. Gradually beat in just enough milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting becomes too thin, add more powdered sugar.


Most Helpful

I just made this cake for my son's birthday. I was trying to avoid boxed mixes, but will end up having to buy one anyway. After following the recipe to a T, I ended up with a cake less than 1/3 inch thick and half of it remained in the pan after heavy greasing. The crumbs remaining were bland. It was also very, very dry. I will continue searching for a good cake recipe.

Mamadee175 July 29, 2012

This Rocked!!!! Super moist...super yummy! Love Love Loved it!

Jtayl074 January 19, 2012

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