Perfect Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine cocoa and boiling water, stirring until smooth; set aside until cool.
  • Cream butter, gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl, add to creamed mixture alternately with the cooled cocoa mixture, beating at low speed, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Stir in vanilla. Do not overbeat.
  • Pour batter into 3 buttered and floured 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes, remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.
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