The Easiest and Best Chocolate Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is the easiest chocolate cake - can easily be mixed by hand - takes just minutes to prepare and sooooo good! Found this in Taste of Home magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the first six ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add egg and butter and mix well.
  3. Bake in a greased 8" square baking pan at 350 degrees or til cake tests done.
  4. Cool and dust with confectioner's sugar.


Most Helpful

I'm in agreement that this is a nice, quick snackcake. I baked it for about 25 minutes and it was perfectly moist. My only slightly negative comment is that with this kind of cake you do tend to taste the leavening agents, but even so my husband and I still enjoyed it. Thanks for posting !

FlemishMinx October 11, 2004

Very fast and nice flavor. A little dry, though. Of course, a thick creamy icing might take care of that! A good recipe to have in my arsenal for when I need something fast. Thanks!

ladypit August 11, 2004

This was another of my choices for "Pick Your Chef". This was probably the easiest cake I've ever made (including cake mix cakes!) I ate it when it was still warm and it was melt-in-your-mouth good. It was overly chocolatey, which was good. My husband ate 2 big pieces of it when he came home and really enjoyed it. I would say though, eat it on the day it's made, cause it was alot drier the next day when we had some. But I recommend trying this one if you want a fast and easy chocolate cake. Yum!

loriyeargan January 24, 2003

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