Hershey's Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake and Frosting

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cake: Heat oven to 350*. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pans or one 13x9-inch pan.
  • In large mixer bowl, combine butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Beat on high speed 3 minutes.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; add alternately with water to butter mixture.
  • Blend just until combined. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Coll completely; frost.
  • Frosting: In small microwave-safe bowl, place chocolate chips.
  • Microwave on high 1 1/2 minutes; stir. Microwave on high an additional 30 seconds or until melted and smooth when stirred. (Chips may also be melted in pan over warm water).
  • Gradually add powdered sugar and evaporated milk, beating until smooth. About 2 1/2 cups frosting.
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