Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipes

Birthday cake is the thing that your kids always remember. There are a variety of recipes to choose from but overwhelmingly the first preference is the chocolate cake recipe.

Also there are a number of variations but the most tried is the plain homemade chocolate cake recipes.

Here’s what you’ll need;


All purpose flour – Three cups

Salt – 1 and half tablespoon

Baking powder – ¾

Baking Soda – 1 and half tablespoon

Sugar – 2 2/3

Cocoa – 1 cup and 2 tablespoon

Water – 1 cup and 2 tablespoon

Canola oil – 1 cup and 2 tablespoon

Eggs – 5 Large

Water – ¾

Vanilla – 1 and half tablespoon


Powdered Sugar – 3.4 cup

Unsweetened Cocoa – 1 tablespoon

Liquid flavoring, vanilla

Butter, firm, not cold – 1 and half cup

The oven temperature should be around 350d and the baking time should be between 25 to 35 minutes and the type of pan should be a 10 inch cake pan.


Initially you should heat the pan along with flour and grease pans. Take a large bowl and add cocoa, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and all-purpose flour and mix them together. After mixing them properly you should add one cup and two tablespoons canola oil, one cup and two tablespoons of water and mix them properly. After that you need to add vanilla, ¾ of water and eggs and mix them properly for 6 minutes and after that mix them in a hand mixer for 5 minutes.

After the mixture is ready you need to pour the prepared mixture into the pan and leave them in the oven for 25 minutes. After 25 minutes you should check whether the cake is prepared or not with a toothpick. You simply need to place and remove the toothpick in the cake. If you notice that the toothpick comes out clean then it is already baked. Now you have to leave the prepared cake for 15 minutes so that it can cool down. After that wrap the cake in foil and put them in a refrigerator for at least two hours.

For frosting you need to prepare a mixture with ¾ cup of cocoa and powdered sugar and mix it till it is blended properly. After that you need to add butter and few tablespoons of flavoring liquid in the mixture. By using the mixture you can make some unique designs that your kid loves most.

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