Best-Ever Chocolate Cake

Best-Ever Chocolate Cake

Who can resist the allure of a perfectly baked chocolate cake? This Best-Ever Chocolate Cake recipe is a testament to the indulgent pleasure that a slice of rich, moist chocolate cake can bring. From its decadent cocoa aroma to its velvety texture, this cake is a celebration of chocolate in its purest form.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Mix until well combined.
  4. Stir in the boiling water until the batter is smooth. The batter will be thin, but that’s okay.
  5. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pans and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 30-35 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 12 servings

Indulge in the chocolate lover’s dream with this Best-Ever Chocolate Cake. Perfect for birthdays, celebrations, or just a sweet craving, this cake is a timeless classic that never fails to delight.

Nutritional Information: Calories – 350kcal | Fat – 18g | Carbohydrates – 45g | Protein – 5g

Concluding our chocolatey journey, this Best-Ever Chocolate Cake isn’t just a dessert; it’s a symphony of flavors and a testament to the joy that a well-crafted cake can bring to any occasion. Share it with loved ones, savor it with a cup of coffee, and let the richness of chocolate elevate your moments. This recipe is more than a guide; it’s an invitation to create memories around the irresistible aroma and taste of the best chocolate cake you’ll ever make.

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