Trader Joe's "Greatest and Easiest Chocolate Cake"

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

Taken from a box of Trader Joe's Cocoa Powder. Pretty much the best thing ever, especially if you use really dark cocoa. I use a 9"x13" baking dish, which doesn't hold all the batter, so I pour the extra into a bread pan and it turns out great! This cake is particularly good with chocolate cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9" round baking pans.
  3. Combine all ingredients except flour and buttermilk in a large mixing bowl and stir until well combined.
  4. Stir in buttermilk.
  5. Add flour and beat with an electric mixer for 3 minutes scraping down the sides of the bowl once during mixing.
  6. Pour into pans and bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.