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One-Bowl Chocolate Cake Recipe
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One-Bowl Chocolate Cake Recipe

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For dessert, this cake mixes up quickly and bakes while we enjoy our dinner. My son, David, loves to help decorate it.—Coleen Martin, Brookfield, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup hot water
  • Frosting of your choice
  • Colored sprinkles, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 297 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 281 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Stir in oil, buttermilk and eggs. Add water and stir until combined. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 35-38 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely. Frost. Decorate with sprinkles if desired. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as One-Bowl Chocolate Cake in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 297 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 281 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for One-Bowl Chocolate Cake(10)

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2014

This was really good! I will make this again.

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2014

I made this to serve to my daughter who avoids gluten and white sugar. I used non-gluten flour and coconut sugar. It turned out very nice. I frosted it with TOH Glossy Chocolate Frosting recipe , and I used coconut sugar for that also. This cake turned out well with these substitutions. I will make this again.

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2013

The best chocolate cake I have ever made. Cake lasted not even 5min. I will forever keep this recipe.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

Excellent cake! It was the best chocolate cake I've ever made. It was so moist and flavorful. We made it 3 times in one week. My family and our guest loved it! I even substitued applesauce for half the oil with not problem! Best cake ever...it is now our go to chocolate cake. I love that all the ingredients are common and simple! My search for an amazing simple chocolate cake recipe is over! YUMMY!

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Reviewed Aug. 12, 2012

Best I've ever tasted. Stays so moist, I can make it days ahead of time and it tastes like I made it that day. Everyone asks for this recipe and can't believe how easy it is. I can't bring myself to try other chocolate cake recipes because I don't believe they can be better than this one.

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