The Most Moist Chocolate Cake
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 nine inch round baking pans.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Using a hand mixer, mix for 2 minutes on medium speed. Stir in the boiling water. Mix for another minute. Batter will be thin.
  4. Pour cake batter evenly into the greased and floured pans.
  5. Bake 30-35 minutes in the preheated oven until the cake is done. (Use a toothpick to test).
  6. Cool the pans for five minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool the cakes to room temperature.
Recipe by Katie Talks Carolina at