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“The mention of chocolate cake brings water in everyone's mouth. This article will help you bake a chocolate cake on your own. Here are easy and simple steps to bale a chocolate cake.”
1hr 15mins

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  1. First, pre-heat the oven to a temperature of 177 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease two round layer pans of nine inch and set aside.
  3. Mix the cup of Hershey's cocoa with 2 cups of boiling water until it becomes smooth and let it cool.
  4. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a plastic bowl.
  5. Cream the butter slowly. When the butter gets softened and starts to cream, slowly add sugar and keep creaming the butter until it appears fluffy and light.
  6. Now, eggs have to be added one at a time when the butter is done and it has to be slowly mixed. Then vanilla is to be added.
  7. Add cocoa mixture fourths to the butter. Then add the mixture of dry ingredients. Keep adding in alternates until the last mixture which should be the dry ingredients.
  8. The batter is to be now placed in the pans to half or less the depth of the pan.
  9. It has to be baked in a temperature of 350 degrees Fahrenheit for nearly 25 to 30 minutes, check if is baked completely. It can be done with a toothpick pierced into the center of the cake. If it comes out clean then it means the cake is already baked.
  10. Now, take out the pans from the oven and let them cool for ten minutes on a wire rack.
  11. Icing Procedure: First, place the sugar in the bowl and then slowly add other ingredients.
  12. Slow mixer speed will keep the sugar in the bowl. Slowly increase the speed.
  13. If the frosting looks very thick, then milk can be added slowly to make it thinner. Thick frosting will be difficult to apply on the cake.
  14. Use a spatula to top the cake with the icing. It can also be directly piped on.

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