Favorite Chocolate Cake
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 203 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 243mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Feb 15, 2018
This recipe is wonderful! I made it last night for a Valentine's treat for my family. It's not to sweet so its great if you want to add frosting, but I like it just the way it is. I did add a little bit of salt, although the recipe doesn't call for any. My mom, who is not a big cake fan, loved it and asked for the recipe. Absolutely a keeper and will be making again. Thanks for the great recipe!!!!
Jul 10, 2017
this cake is great
Jan 10, 2016
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
Jul 26, 2015
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.
Jul 9, 2015
This cake is really good!!! Highly recommended!!!
Feb 7, 2015
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.
Jan 31, 2015
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!
Nov 1, 2014
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
Sep 19, 2014
Super easy and sooo delicious!!
Sep 17, 2014
Delicious cake! My niece loved it. She thought I'd made brownies!
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