The recipe goes back to the early '50s, when my husband and his brother farmed together. We wives had to have lunches ready most any time of day, and the cake was easy to make and have on hand...with no frosting to fuss with!
This recipe appeared on a can of Hershey's Cocoa way back in 1943. I tried it, my boys liked it and I've been making it ever since. I make all my cakes from scratch, and this is one of the best! —Betty Follas, Morgan Hill, California
A small chocolate cake can be just as good as a large one. Plus, none of it goes to waste. Husband Loren and I love its terrific from-scratch taste and rich chocolate frosting.—Paula Anderson, Springfield, Illinois
Serve this beautiful cake at a birthday party for a lady friend—then get set to receive sweet responses from everyone who tastes it. It's as swift as it's sweet, too. While it looks like it took hours to prepare, only you need to know that the recipe's actually a time-saver—it starts off with a boxed cake mix! Even the raspberry filling and fluffy chocolate frosting that flavor the confection are easy to make. So go ahead and celebrate. (Pssst...this torte's also a great way to turn an everyday family meal into a special occasion.)—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Guests make sure to save room for this light and moist cake with its refreshing mint flavor and chocolate glaze. Its seasonal look makes it perfect for Christmas...a holiday birthday party...or other festive gatherings!