Here's an easy-to-make yummy chocolate cake recipe that's one of our favorites. Try it next time your friends are coming over. Or maybe you don't even need a special reason--just make it a cake day!
Cheryl's One Bowl Chocolate Cake
2 cups flour, 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa
2 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt
Combine these dry ingredients and stir in:
1 cup oil, 1 cup buttermilk (or 1 cup milk + 1 Tbls vinegar)
2 eggs, 1 cup hot water
Batter will be rather thin. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 pan and bake 350 degrees for 35-38 minutes. Let cool and frost with:
Gail's Chocolate Mocha Frosting
1 stick butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa, 1/4 cup brewed liquid coffee
dash of salt
Beat til light & fluffy. Add more sugar or coffee as needed for consistency.