Divine Chocolate Cake

Discover the joy of this divine chocolate cake—simple ingredients, rich cocoa, and effortless baking. A perfectly chocolate chocolate cake!


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder (Dutched cocoa or Natural cocoa)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans (or one 13” x 9” x 2” pan).
  2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
  3. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat with a mixer on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (note, batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean (if using 13” x 9” x 2”pan, bake for 35-40 minutes).
  5. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks.
  6. Cool completely, then decorate with Divine Chocolate Frosting.


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