Beyond Moist Chocolate Cake – super easy

This cake is unbelievably moist. I also make a small one when I’m just in the mood for chocolate and don’t want to go into a coma. Ingredients are listed for both.

Need: Sugar, flour, soda, butter, cocoa powder, oil, water, buttermilk, vanilla, eggs, confectioner’s sugar, milk

Regular 9×13 sheet cake:

Mix together and set aside:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. soda

Bring to boil:

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 T. cocoa powder

Pour over dry mixture.

Combine:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Add to chocolate mixture and mix well.

Bake at 375 for 25 minutes.
Icing

Bring to boil:

  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 T. cocoa powder
  • 3 t. milk

Remove from heat and add 1 tsp vanilla, then enough confectioner’s sugar to make an icing consistency (about 1/2 box)

INGREDIENT LIST FOR SMALL CAKE (8×8, 9X9, or 1 round)

Mix together and set aside:

  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. soda

Bring to boil:

  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 T. cocoa powder

Pour over dry mixture.

Combine:

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Add to chocolate mixture and mix well.

Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.

Icing

Bring to boil:

  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1 T. cocoa powder
  • 2 t. milk

Remove from heat and add 1 tsp vanilla, then enough confectioner’s sugar to make an icing consistency

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