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“Sinful, sensational, and luscious, this cake is too easy to make to be this good! My grandmother gave me this recipe when I got married. Make it and you'll see why she kept it such a secret.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans (tip:use cocoa powder to dust pan).
  3. In large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla: beat on medium speed of electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in water.
  6. (Batter will be thin.).
  7. Pour batter evenly into prepared pans.
  8. Bake 30-35 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks.
  10. Cool completely.
  11. Prepare Ora's Favorite Frosting; spread between layers and over top and sides of cake.

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