Source: Very Best Baking by Nestle

Moist and Tender Chocolate Cake
Moist and tender, this chocolate cake is perfect for family gatherings.
Serves: 10 to 12 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes


2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup NESTLÉ ® TOLL HOUSE ® Baking Cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter or margarine, (1 1/2 sticks)
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 cup water
Chocolate Lover`s Frosting

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease and flour two 9-inch-round baking pans or one 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

COMBINE flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with water. Spread into prepared pan(s).

BAKE for 25 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan(s) for 15 minutes; invert onto wire racks to cool completely.

FROST with Chocolate Lover`s Frosting.

Rating: 3.5

This is very very good! Really moist and not to sweet. But be sure to line bottoms of pans with parchment, otherwise it`ll stick!

Reviewed By: susanne r.

Rating: 4

Very good recipe

Reviewed By: Frank H., FL

Rating: 4

it good and easy to do but some of the ingredients is hard to find, or let`s say im not familiar like the chocolate lover frosting.

Reviewed By: nerie y.