Chocolate Cake Recipe
A classic homemade chocolate cake recipe.
1 cup boiling water
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup baking cocoa
1 3/4 cups flour
2 cups sugar
Heat oven to 350°F.
Grease and flour one 13x9 inch pan ortwo 9 inch round baking pans.
In large mixer bowl, stir together dry ingredients.
Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
Stir in boiling water by hand (batter will be thin).
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes for round 9-inch pans, 35 to 40 minutes for rectangular pan or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire racks.
Top with your choice of frosting.