Craving a rich and moist chocolate cake that will satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than Hershey’s Chocolate Cake! This classic recipe will take your taste buds on a delightful journey of chocolatey goodness. Let’s get baking! 🍽️😋
📝 Here’s what you’ll need for the cake:
2 cups of all-purpose flour 🌾
2 cups of granulated sugar 🍚
3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder 🍫
1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 🥄
1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda 🥄
1 teaspoon of salt 🧂
2 large eggs 🥚
1 cup of milk 🥛
1/2 cup of vegetable oil 🌿
2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 🌿
1 cup of boiling water 💦
🔸 Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans, or line them with parchment paper for easier removal.
🔸 In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well to ensure they are evenly distributed.
🔸 Add the eggs, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Beat the mixture on medium speed for about 2 minutes, until the batter is well combined.
🔸 Gradually add the boiling water to the batter while continuing to mix. The batter will be thin, but that’s okay.
🔸 Pour the batter evenly into the prepared cake pans.
🔸 Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean.
🔸 Remove the cakes from the oven and allow them to cool in the pans for about 10 minutes. Then, transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
📝 For the frosting, you’ll need:
1/2 cup (1 stick) of unsalted butter, softened 🧈
2/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder 🍫
3 cups of powdered sugar, sifted 🍚
1/3 cup of milk 🥛
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 🌿
🔸 In a mixing bowl, cream the softened butter until smooth. Add the cocoa powder, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Beat the mixture until creamy and well combined.
🔸 Once the cakes have completely cooled, frost one cake layer with a generous amount of chocolate frosting. Place the second cake layer on top and frost the entire cake, including the sides.
🍽️💫 Your luscious Hershey’s Chocolate Cake is now ready to be enjoyed! Slice it into decadent servings and savor the rich chocolate flavor with every bite.
Get ready to indulge in the chocolaty goodness and experience a cake that will delight your taste buds! 🍫🎂🌟