Rich with flavor, this Easy Cocoa Cake recipe is a super-moist chocolate treat that's ready whenever you're in the mood for something fudgy. And when you top it with our decadent Cocoa Fudge Frosting, it's a chocolate lover's dream. What gives this cake its perfect chocolate flavor? HERSHEY'S Cocoa and sour cream! You and your little helpers might struggle to resist licking the spoon AND the bowl as you prepare the batter. This Easy Cocoa Cake recipe will quickly become your family's go-to cake for birthdays, potlucks or other celebrations! If you love baking chocolate cakes for the family, try this other easy crowd-pleasing favorite: Chocolate Poke Cake.
Make our Cocoa Fudge Frosting to complete the recipe as shown in the image.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Combine butter, water and cocoa in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; remove from heat. In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Stir in hot cocoa mixture. Add eggs and sour cream; beat on medium speed of mixer until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. While cake is still hot, frost with Cocoa Fudge Frosting. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Makes 12 servings.
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