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Nana’s Chocolate Cake Recipe: A Family Favorite

Nana's Chocolate Cake Recipe: A Family Favorite

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Nana’s Chocolate Cake Recipe: A Family Favorite is a slice of heaven you need to treat yourself too. This classic recipe has been a family favorite for years and is sure to become one of yours too.

Looking for a delicious dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than Nana’s Chocolate Cake! This classic recipe has been passed down through generations and is sure to become a favorite in your household too. With its rich chocolate flavor and moist texture, this cake is the perfect indulgence for any occasion.

1. Gather Your Ingredients.

Gather the Ingredients for Nana's Chocolate Cake Recipe

Before you can start baking Nana’s Chocolate Cake, you’ll need to gather all your ingredients. Here’s what you’ll need:

2 cups White Lily Self-Rising flour, 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup buttermilk, 3/4 cup Blue Plate Mayonnaise, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and 1 cup boiling water.

Make sure to measure out all your ingredients accurately to ensure the best results.

2. Preheat Your Oven and Prepare Your Pans.

Pam Cooking Spray with Flour

Before you start mixing your ingredients, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and prepare your pans. Nana’s Chocolate Cake can be made in either two 9-inch round cake pans or one 9×13 inch rectangular pan.

Grease your pans with Pam cooking spray with flour to prevent the cake from sticking. Once your pans are prepared, you’re ready to start mixing your ingredients.

3. Mix Your Dry Ingredients.

Whisk the Ingredients of Nana's Chocolate Cake Recipe

In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups White Lilly Self-Rising flour, 2 cups of granulated sugar, 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder.

Use a whisk to thoroughly mix the dry ingredients together, making sure there are no lumps. This will ensure that your cake has a consistent texture and flavor.

4. Mix Your Wet Ingredients.

Kitchen Aid Mixer for Mixing Nana's Chocolate Cake Recipe

Add oil, milk, eggs, and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed. Stir in boiling water until blended.

Batter will be thin. Be careful not to overmix the batter, as this can result in a tough cake.

5. Bake Your Cake and Enjoy.

Preheated Oven to Bake Nana's Chocolate Cake Recipe

Once your batter is smooth and well combined, pour evenly into prepared two 9-inch round cake pans or a 9×13 inch baking pan.

Place cake pans in the center of your preheated 350°F (175°C) oven and bake the cake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from pan. Finish cooling on wire rack. Frost with your favorite frosting.

Store leftover cake on a cake plate.

Conclusion of Nana’s Chocolate Cake Recipe: A Family Favorite


I can’t wait for you to try Nana’s Chocolate Cake Recipe: A Family Favorite, because if you love chocolate cake, you are going to be obsessed with this recipe too! Enjoy!

Oh, don’t forget the coffee!

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