#8: Moist Chocolate Cake

8 Moist Chocolate Cake

Yummy on its own or with chocolate frosting!

Preparation time: 10 mins
Bake: 40 mins
Ready in: 50 mins
Serves: One 9 x 13 (22 x 33 cm) inch pan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (225 g) margarine
  • 1 3/4 cups (350 g) white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons (8 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (355 ml) milk
  • 2 1/2 cups (310 g) all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons (30 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons (7 g) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon (6 g) salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) pan. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.