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Chocolate Cake

This easy, homemade chocolate cake recipe from Simply Recipes is deliciously moist and rich. Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth!

Looking for a chocolate cake recipe that is easy to make and oh-so-delicious? Look no further than Simply Recipes' homemade chocolate cake!



- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup hot water


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease two 4-inch cake pans with cooking spray or butter.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until combined.
3. In another bowl, mix together the buttermilk, vegetable oil, egg, and vanilla extract until smooth.
4. Gradually stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined.
5. Add the hot water and stir until the batter is well combined and smooth.
6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pans and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
7. Let the cakes cool completely in the pans before removing them and serving. Optional: Frost with your favorite icing or whipped cream. Enjoy!

Estimated Macros per Serving:

The macronutrient content can vary based on the specific brands of ingredients used. I suggest using a nutritional calculator to determine the macronutrients for this recipe based on the exact ingredients and quantities used.

2 Servings

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