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How to Make Chocolate Cake

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Chocolate cake perfect for and holiday or just for fun!
 
 
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Step 1: Ingredients

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Medium and Large Bowl
Flour
Sugar
Baking Soda
Liquid 2 cup measuring cup
Shot glass measuring cup or tablespoons/teaspoons
cocoa powder
vanilla extract
one stick of butter
Whisk
Mixer with mixing heads
Two eggs
Salt
Pot and water
Measuring Cups (dry ingredients)
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SEPARATE INGREDIENTS
Powdered sugar
One more stick of butter (to make two sticks in all)
Salt again
Vanilla Extract again
milk.

Step 2: Dry Ingredients

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Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.

in the medium bowl, stir in

2 cups flour
1/2 cup Cocoa powder
2 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp Salt


Whisk the Dry's together till well mixed.

Step 3: Wet and sugary

In the Large bowl, add

2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 stick butter
2 cups sugar
And Blend them until kinda smooth but still clumpy.

if butter is cold, microwave it. Before you put the other stick in the fridge again, leave it out, it needs to be soft!

Step 4: A bit Watery..

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Put 2 cups of water in a pot and bring to a rolling boil on high.

While its working to a boil, put 2 eggs in a measuring glass.

Dump the boiling water into your "wet and sugary" mix in the large bowl and blend.

After it is well blended, add the eggs, just dump em in, then blend some more..

Step 5: Dry meets Wet

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While mixing, add one scoop of the dry to the wet. repeat that until you have no more dry.

Step 6: Pour and bake.

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Pour your batter into a 9X13 UNGREASED PAN!, put in 350 degree oven fro 30 mins.

THE BATTER WILL LOOK LIKE SOUP!!! THIS IS NORMAL!

Step 7: DONE BAKING!

Set the cake thats done baking on counter and let sit for a few hours uncovered till fully cool.

Sorry no picture, though you would know what it looked like...
huri nhm1 year ago
wow its an amazing cake!
*it takes just an hour to make!*
aahmed33 years ago
Erm, This is probably a really late stage to ask this, but could you mention how much flour and coco powder? thanks :)
J@50n (author)  aahmed32 years ago
Read step 2
aahmed33 years ago
Every time I try to bake a cake, it NEVER has that fluffy spongy-ness inside it.. :S please help.
REA4 years ago
in b4 cake is a lie.

looks very good, delicious and moist!
J@50n (author)  REA4 years ago
 what do you mean by " in b4 cake is a lie."?

thanks for the comment though!
REA J@50n4 years ago
just calling it before someone makes reference to the joke.
Lance Mt. REA3 years ago
inb4 rules 1&2 are broken!
REA Lance Mt.3 years ago
only apply during raids.
Lance Mt. REA3 years ago
Always. Rules don't evolve, they break. Stick to the original. It may just help you out one day.
J@50n (author)  REA4 years ago
Ok. Thanks!
 Aside from finding the cake aesthetically pleasing, has anyone actually TRIED this recipe?
SeaLion4 years ago
The cake looks pretty good and tasty.
I have a small question though I'm pretty sure I have the answer to it...350deg is degrees F not C right? I was a bit shocked to hear that someone bakes cakes at 350deg and then figured that it's probably in deg F...(I wasn't what kind of super cool oven you had, but your oven looks so bright and shiny that I'm kinda jealous now :P)
Oh, and one more thing...if one does not have a beater, is it ok to use double cream (aka heavy cream)?
I shall try make this cake when I have time! :D
J@50n (author)  SeaLion4 years ago
 for Celcius it would be  roughly 180 degreese.

For the cake you could just mix it by hand with a spatula or spoon but REALLY GOOD and for the frosting i would say to just use a whisk and it will all turn out fine.
J@50n (author)  J@50n4 years ago
 Sorry about the Celcius, meant to say celsius
Creativeman4 years ago
Love your attention to detail!  Great photo documentation, 5+...(would love the cake too, thanks). Cman
J@50n (author)  Creativeman4 years ago
 Thanks Cman

That looks good.

I don't know why people put chocolate drizzle on the plate (besides to make it look good). I always have to.. lick it off. :O
J@50n (author)  GorillazMiko4 years ago
 ya i just did for this picture so it looked better. it must have made a difference, it got featured!