Perfect Chocolate Cake Recipe | Yummly

Perfect Chocolate Cake

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  • 2 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder (good, **, sift to remove any lumps)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium4% DV100mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs10% DV29g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories190Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate29g10%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C2%

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


    Ho 2 months ago
    Pretty good taste but a little dry
    Jackie 3 months ago
    Delicious! My husband LOVED it and had asked us to make it time and time again
    Jasmine 3 months ago
    This is an amazing flavorful and rich chocolate cake, and I will definitely make it again!
    Ash A 3 months ago
    In the oven now... didn’t have buttermilk so used an alternative. Kids loved the taste of the batter.
    Ruffledcrow 3 months ago
    I followed what someone in the comments suggested—cutting back flour by 1/4 of a cup, and I added three tablespoons of coconut oil. The cake was very moist after that, but it didn’t rise very well.
    Berrybuns 3 months ago
    Horrible. Dense. No chocolate flavor.
    Marci Baker 4 months ago
    fantastic. cooling waiting to put the icing on.
    Louise 4 months ago
    Did not have round cake pans so used 9 x 12 pan. Will use that recipe again
    Norcome 5 months ago
    rich in chocolate favorite !
    Teri Young 6 months ago
    very moist and delicious! subbed cacao and it’s amazing!! 😊
    Hi Elaine 6 months ago
    Dry dense a waste of time .
    Eve W. 7 months ago
    I read the reviews and decided to try the recipe anyway. I decreased the flour by 1/4 of a cup and decreased the cooking temperature by 25 degrees. The cake was definitely dry once cooked but had a nice creamy consistency to the batter before I baked it. It also had a nice flavor.. I would probably need to add some oil or shortening or applesauce to it to give it some moisture.
    Tanikia Broady 8 months ago
    I made this cake for Thanksgiving. The cake was thick and dry...Won't be using this recipe again
    Suzanne Malo a year ago
    so far so good! quick and easy to mix up
    Kelly a year ago
    Very moist and delicious.
    Son Son a year ago
    It was tasty And very easy to make
    Zamabomvu N. a year ago
    Fluffy and just fantastic
    Lathy Hachey. a year ago
    Beautiful and delicious I made the cake with my granddaughters for my sons birthday
    Harris a year ago
    The cake has quite a dry texture but is delicious.
    It tasted choclaty and my family liked it.
    Kuda a year ago
    Not the best cake I have made to date
    A Little Yum a year ago
    Soooo good! My family loves this recipe
    Brie a year ago
    Terrible trust the reviews card was very dense and dry.. inedible
    Abby V. 2 years ago
    I followed exactly the instructions step by step, but it turned out horrible! Should have been the birthday cake for my sons 2nd birthday! The cake was dry and hard and felt like you bite on gum! It was just going into the garbage can, it was unfortunately not enjoyable at all!!
    Sanshi Wapamesa 2 years ago
    it was lovely. i did not modify it. i followed instructions and its a keeper
    Karli Krane 2 years ago
    Turned out great but was much better after freezing it.
    Chaksjajnsxn 2 years ago
    Ive made many chocolate cakes but decided to reach for a new recipe that’s a bit simpler than my go to, this cake tasted like play-dough it was dry and mushy and by far one of the worst cakes I’ve eaten either homemade or store bought
    Surratt 2 years ago
    It was great-great recipe
    Ok but I didn’t have buttermilk so I had to use a substitute
    Larry 2 years ago
    Excellent this is the second time I made this it is easy and the cake comes out with perfect texture I use fine pastry flour for a fluffier cake love this recipe