Cocoa Delicious Cake
This is a great basic recipe for a homemade chocolate cake using unsweetened baking cocoa.
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups water
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour one 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
- In medium bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder; set aside.
- In large bowl, combine butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla; beat on high speed of mixer 3 minutes. Alternately add flour mixture with water to butter mixture, beating until blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
- Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
- Frost as desired.
Makes 12 servings.