- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup hot water
- 1/2 cup baking cocoa
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- Confectioners' sugar
- In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Add egg and butter; mix well. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 9 servings.
Reviews for Favorite Chocolate Cake
"love love love this cake, it is so easy and moist,i actually have the recipe and it is called "moist chocolate cake" i dont have another chocolate recipe"
"This cake is great.l I used non-gluten flour, and I used coconut sugar instead of white sugar. This cake took the substitutions well. The cake was delicious. The 8-inch square pan is just the right size of us. I made a frosting of butter, peanut butter, vanilla and coconut sugar. If you put coconut sugar through a blender, it will have a consistency like that of confectioners sugar. Everyone loved this cake."
"This cake is really good!!! Highly recommended!!!"
"I had extra "Rich Chocolate Frosting" (also from TOH) after making 2 cakes for friends, so decided to make a small cake to keep. I added 1 tsp salt after noticing there was none in the recipe.This recipe is very similar to another recipe I love which calls for a little vinegar in it and mixing it with a wooden spoon, so I added 1/2 tsp vinegar."
"I had an unexpected guest spending the night, so wanted to whip up a quick chocolate cake with ingredients on hand. I made this recipe and could not believe how quickly it came together and how delicious it was! Bravo, so glad it made a smaller cake and was gone quickly. Thanks again!"
"I recall preparing this recipe! I just greased an 8 or 9" square pan! I did add 1/2 tsp. salt!This is a really great recipe for making a quick chocolate cake! delowenstein"
"Super easy and sooo delicious!!"
"Delicious cake! My niece loved it. She thought I'd made brownies!"
"I whipped this cake up in no time. My son hates icing, so this cake is perfect. It came out really moist. I just snuck a piece will still hot. I think it would taste good with chocolate drizzle on top."
"What a yummy little chocolate cake,perfect for a small family.Just a dab of whipped cream is all we used .My go to cake for something easy and chocolaty."