BEST EVER Chocolate Cake

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This is my ABSOLUTELY MOST FAVORITE cake. It’s also my most requested.

Combine it with the whipped chocolate frosting recipe here for an amazing chocolate gourmet treat.

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BEST EVER Homemade Chocolate Cake

Whip up this gourmet chocolate cake - at home - with ease!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 people


  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup special dark cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup dark coffee (cold or room temperature)
  • 1 cup milk (whole works best)
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Prepare either a 9x13 cake pan or two 8-inch cake pans.
  • In large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • In separate bowl, mix together the milk, eggs, oil, coffee, and vanilla.
  • Combine both mixes thoroughly - witout overmixing.
  • Pour into 9x13 cake pan or divide between the prepared smaller cake pans.
  • Bake approximately 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cener comes But clean.
  • When finished, allow to cool in pans at least 10 minutes before turning them over to remove.
Keyword cake, chocolate cake
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