18 June 2012

Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

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So sinful.

The cake definitely lives up to its name :) I tried to get as clear of a picture as my little point-and-shoot camera will allow me of the actual recipe on the Hershey's Cocoa Powder container.

If you'd like a bigger more legible version, go ahead and

 Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake

- 2 cups sugar
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup boiling water

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans. Set aside.

Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; With a mixer, beat on medium speed for about 2 minutes. Carefully, stir in boiling water. The batter will be very thin. Pour batter into prepared cake pans.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with chocolate frosting.

"Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Frosting
Yields about 2 cups of frosting
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
- 2/3 cup HERSHEY’S Cocoa
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Melt butter. Beat in cocoa.

Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount additional milk, if needed.

Beat in vanilla.


  1. Umm, yeah that last slice really needs to be at my side right now! It looks super moist and fudgy :)
    Nice post,

  2. This...IS AMAZING! God, you can't beat a creamy chocolate cake can you?!


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