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Homemade Chocolate Cake

Homemade Chocolate Cake

Homemade Chocolate Cake

We come back to this classic Chocolate Cake recipe again and again, as our favorite EASY, moist, and delicious chocolate cake. Paired with the decadent 5 ingredient chocolate frosting and you’ve got our favorite homemade chocolate cake recipe!

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup butter on room temperature
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup black coffee
  • ½ cup vegetable oil


For Frosting:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


INSTRUCTIONS


For Chocolate Cake:


Preheat oven to 350 F.

Butter and flour 2 (8 inch) round cake pans and set aside.


In a medium bowl, combine all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.


In the bowl of your mixer, beat butter and sugar, on medium speed for two minutes, until light and fluffy, add eggs one at a time, beating and scraping the sides of the bowl after each, add milk, black coffee and oil and mix until smooth.


Slowly add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients with the mixer on low

Spoon batter evenly into prepared pans and bake 10-15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


For Frosting:


In a medium bowl, combine butter powdered sugar, vanilla and beat until light and fluffy

Add heavy whipping cream and beat about 5 minutes


Add the melted chocolate chips and beat on medium speed until smooth.

Place 1 layer on your cake stand, evenly cover the top with frosting


Top with 2nd layer and top with frosting and spread the frosting around the sides evenly.

Decorate as you wish

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