Simple Chocolate Cake | Dessert

My dad has been itching for a chocolate cake. Like a solid chocolate CHOCOLATE cake.

So here it is, the basic start to a fabulous chocolate cake.

Look no further for a simple chocolate cake. A good base for a layered cake.

I’ll be posting a Death by Chocolate cake recipe soon. This will include the frosting, the ganache…the works!

Simple Chocolate Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 – 45 minutes

Servings: Makes a 2 layer cake

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  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 1 1/2 Cups Sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons of Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon of Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 1/2 Cups Warm Water
  • 3 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Butter two round pans
  3. Mix together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add eggs, milk, warm water, oil,  and vanilla. Mix until smooth.
  5. Place in the two pans.
  6. Bake for 25 – 35 minutes until cooked through.
  7. Cool in the cake pan for at least 15 minutes.
  8. Then, flip cake out and cool on wire rack.
  9. Once cakes have cooled, layer cakes and frost away!



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