Chocolate is the favorite item of almost everyone. Bakers use chocolates in different food items either as main ingredient or as a side element. One of the most popular dishes made with chocolate is the chocolate cake which can be easily baked at home within a limited time span. A chocolate cake is considered suitable for all the occasions and you can serve it in a party or in a casual gathering. Plain chocolate cake can be served as a main item of the evening refreshments of your family, because children like it very much.


Take all the ingredients according to the given ratio to get accurate result:

•    3/4 teaspoon of baking powder
•    3 cups of flour
•    1/2 teaspoons of baking soda
•    5 eggs
•    2 and 2/3 cups of sugar
•    1/2 teaspoons of salt
•    1 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
•    2 tablespoons canola oil
•    1 and 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
•    3/4 cup of water


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease your cake pan and dust the flour on it. Take a bowl and blend the eggs with vanilla and three-fourth cup of water. Make sure that you mix these well. In another bowl, sift the cocoa powder, baking soda, flour and salt. Now, add some water to the flour mixture and again mix well. Add both the mixtures and then pour them in the cake pan you have greased already. Put the pan in preheated oven for twenty to thirty five minutes. After baking for this time, take out the cake pan from the oven and leave it for about fifteen minutes. The cake is ready to serve, take out from the pan and wrap it in an aluminum foil. You can put the cake in refrigerator for two hours before serving. Additional option would be that you can add icing on the cake for giving it a different taste. Mixing in beginning is an important part of baking a cake, make sure that you do it well; otherwise, you might not get a best cake. Using a beater for this can be a good option.

There are many ways of serving of a chocolate cake, such as with the topping of jelly, cream, fruit pieces, etc. You can also try it with some changes, like by adding some more ingredients. You can also present it if you are going to your friend’s home, as it would be a great gift for her/him. Just try this recipe and entertain your family or friends.