Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Chocolate Cake


  • 3/4 cups butter or margarine, softened                              
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar                                                         
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup milk


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour three 6" X 1 1/2" round cake pans.
  • Mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter, eggs and vanilla.
  • Gradually add sugar.
  • Beat on medium to high speed for about 3-4 minutes until well mixed
  • Alternately combine in flour mixture and milk to batter while beating.
  • Continue to beat until batter is smooth.
  • Pour equal amounts of batter into greased and floured round cake pans.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Check with a toothpick to se if it is done. Bake a few minutes more, if needed.
  • Remove from oven and allow cakes to cool in pans for a few minutes.
  • Place cakes on a wire rack, to them allow to completely cool.

Frosting Cakes:

  • Place one round cake on a cake plate.
  • Spread frosting on top.
  • Repeat this for the third cake.
  • Frost top of the third cake.
  • Frost the side for the cake.

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