Easy Cocoa Cake

Easy Cocoa Cake

This moist chocolate cake has a fudgy texture that's complemented by our cocoa fudge frosting.

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SKILL LEVEL : BeginnerPREP TIME : 25  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories380
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat18 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories380
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat18 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
  • COCOA FUDGE FROSTING (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Combine butter, water and cocoa in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; remove from heat. In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Stir in hot cocoa mixture. Add eggs and sour cream; beat on medium speed of mixer until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. While cake is still hot, frost with COCOA FUDGE FROSTING. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Makes 12 servings.
  • COCOA FUDGE FROSTING
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • Dash salt
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Combine butter, milk, cocoa and salt in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and slightly thickened. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Place powdered sugar in medium bowl; add cocoa mixture. Beat just until smooth. Use immediately. About 1 cup frosting.

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