Favorite Chocolate Cake Recipe
- 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
- 1. 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.
1 piece: 203 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 243mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Reviews for Favorite Chocolate Cake
"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 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!"
"so easy and quick. this is officially my go-to cake in a pinch."
"I make this for my family at least once a month. They love it. And it is so easy, my teenaged girls can make it on their own too."
"I spray the pan with Pam, then "flour" with baking cocoa. Very fast and economical cake!"
"This was very moist and delicious. I made a simple frosting to go on top. I even had a hard too please teen who spent the night and had two pieces of it. Will make again."