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Original Hershey's Chocolate Cake

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Introduction

This cake has 2 versions- one from scratch and one partly made of a mix. I will try to post both...

Ingredients

Serves: 6

  • 500 granulated sugar
  • 438 all-purpose flour
  • 188 unsweetened cocoa
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 milk
  • 125 vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 250 boiling water

Method

Original Hershey's Chocolate Cake is a community recipe submitted by jme and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
  • Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin).
  • Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans then remove from pans to wire racks and cool completely.
  • Tell us what you think