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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipe

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake
Intermediate

Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Skill Level: Intermediate

Recipe Rating

Ingredients

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2-2/3 cups cake flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 package HERSHEY'S Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bar
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Combine chocolate and water in small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted. Set aside to cool slightly.
  • 3. Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and vanilla; beat well. Add chocolate; beat until blended. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; add alternately with milk to butter mixture. Beat egg whites in medium bowl until stiff, but not dry; fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 4. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost as desired. Makes 12 servings.
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Ratings & Reviews

    I have tried this recipe it tastes absolutely amazing and delicious
    Easy recipe with basic ingredients. I used Hershey's Dark Cocoa. It's just the right degree of richness. It's moist and delicious. I didn't have a chance to frost it, because my children couldn't stand to wait that long. It was wonderful without frosting.
    You need to try Deep Dark chocolate cake!!!! It is soooo moist!
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    I always double the recipe to make it even better. I have made this for numerous occations and now everyone always requests I make this one.
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