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Chocolate cake is one of the best-loved desserts, conjuring happy childhood memories and contemporary dessert decadence. Enjoy "traditional" chocolate cake, as well as Black Forest, Devil's Food, flourless chocolate cake, fudge cake, German chocolate, molten chocolate and Red Velvet. Don't forget the ice cream!

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Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (84 Votes)
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Servings 8
Preparation time 30
Cooking time 65

  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • FROSTING:
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 5 1/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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  • CAKE:
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  • 1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 2/3 cup Crisco
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  • 2 1/4 cups flour
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  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder
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