Chocolate Cake

Hannah Smith: "Great when put in the oven looked watery though" Read More


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup boiling water (or hot coffee)
  • 2 eggs
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium14% DV330mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs18% DV54g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories330Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate54g18%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Hannah Smith a month ago
    Great when put in the oven looked watery though
    Narges Gh. 3 months ago
    it was sweeter than my taste.
    sarah w. 5 months ago
    really easy to make and tastes great. thanks
    Brits 5 months ago
    Amazing.! Would definitely make it again.
    Susie D. 7 months ago
    awful awful awful. it came out flat and stodgy and had to be thrown in the bin.
    meeta k. 8 months ago
    Love this cake and my son love it too
    Beene M. 9 months ago
    Best cake recipe i have used
    Ronak Jovainy a year ago
    Honestly the easiest recipe to follow and you end up with such a moist cake! Really really lovely!
    Lorna M. a year ago
    Reliable chocolate cake recipe. Easy to follow instructions. The cake is rich, moist and very chocolatey. Having used various quality cocoa I'd definitely advise a high grade cocoa to balance the taste of the oil, but the cheap stuff works too (use a lighter olive oil).
    Leslie Dallison a year ago
    Turned out well- looks fudgy when you cut it but is quite light to eat. Only put chocolate butter icing in the middle. Could have put some on the top too (or Nutella) if you want it richer. Won’t last long! 😁
    Alvina Ali 2 years ago
    perfect...I'll make it again
    jade gouvias 2 years ago
    .its a good recipe... but i throw less sugar in and a bit more people dont like sweet things that much.. and i made dark chocolate icing to put on bt not too dark
    Georgia 2 years ago
    Made a scrumptious, soft and fluffy chocolate cake. Will definitely use again!
    Lucie Woollams 3 years ago
    such a lovely moist cake I recfommend using a flavourless oil though
    Susan T. 3 years ago
    Mixture seemed moist but it turned out great! 30 mins was enough! use plain flour! would recommend!! UPDATE: for a non chocolate version i replaced the cocoa powder with cornflour and just plain boiling water and they came out just as delicious!