Chocolate Cake: A Step-by-Step Guide


Gather 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 cups of granulated sugar, 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda


Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.

Mix Dry

In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.

Combine Wet

In another bowl, beat the eggs and mix in milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract until well combined.

Dry Mixtures

Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until smooth and well combined.

Add Boiling

Carefully pour in the boiling water, and mix until fully incorporated. The batter will be thin.


Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.


Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely. Once cooled, you can frost the cake with your favorite


Slice the cake and serve. Enjoy the rich, moist chocolatey goodness of your homemade chocolate cake!