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Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake

Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

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yields

10-12 servings

    Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup Hershey’s Cocoa
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
steps
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
  2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt  in large bowl. add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin).  Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center  comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely and frost with icing.
  • from the Hershey Chocolate Company, Hershey, PA

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