Sunday, May 28, 2017

Five Star Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake 
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
2/3 cup oil
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon espresso powder (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl mix together the first five ingredients, then creating a well in the center. Add eggs and baking soda to well. Pour vanilla directly over the baking soda to dissolve it. Add oil and buttermilk to well of ingredients. Mix well, slowly and gradually adding boiling water.

Coffee lovers may choose to mix in espresso powder.

Batter should be thin and watery. Pour into three greased and lined cake pans or large bundt pan. Bake until done and cooked through.

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