Simple Chocolate Cake


  • 2cupssugar
  • 1cupsflour
  • ¾cupcocoa powder
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • 2tspBaking Soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2eggs
  • 1cupmilk
  • ½cupVegetable Oil
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupboiling water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour baking pan or line muffin pan with paper liners for cupcakes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla to dry mixture and mix with an electric mixer on medium for about 2 minutes. Gently mix in boiling water.
  5. Pour into pans and bake. Cool on wire racks.
Laura Mariano

Written by Laura Mariano

Laura Mariano is a food blogger who founded Recipes By to make cooking easier. Growing up on a farm in Spain, Laura was inspired by exquisite dishes prepared using simple ingredients. Laura Mariano is particularly known for making anyone can cook.

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