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Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipe from Scratch

This is the best chocolate cake recipe, so moist and filled with the perfect amount of chocolate! We make our chocolate cake recipe from scratch. This homemade chocolate cake could also be used for cupcakes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 202

Ingredients

  • 1/3 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/4 Cup White Sugar
  • 1 3/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Cup Milk + 1 Tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1 Cup Hot Coffee
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 stick Butter melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
    Combine all ingredients into a stand mixer and mix for 2-3 minutes.
    The batter will have a runny consistency. 
    Fill cupcakes about 2/3 full, or two 9" cake pans 2/3 full.
    Bake for cupcakes for 12-15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted shows minimal crumbs. 
    Bake cakes for 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted shows minimal crumbs.
    Cool on wire wrack.

Nutrition

Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1.5mg