Chocolate Cake (made From Scratch)




Introduction: Chocolate Cake (made From Scratch)

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Step 1:

1. Gather Ingredients: 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.

Step 2:

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 3:

3. Grease and flour two 9 inch cake pans.

Step 4:

4. In a medium bowl, stir together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

Step 5:

5. Add the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Mix for 3 minutes with an electric mixer.

Step 6:

6. Stir in the boiling water by hand (make sure you mix it in well).

Step 7:

7. Pour evenly into the greased pans.

Step 8:

8. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Step 9:

9. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to cool completely.

Step 10:

10. Layer first cake with icing.

Step 11:

11. Stack second cake on top of the first cake.

Step 12:

12. Put icing on the top and sides of the double layer cake.

Step 13:

13. Enjoy!

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