The Best and EASIEST Chocolate Cake

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Chocolate cravings are quite frequent for all of us. But when you want a decadent piece of chocolaty cake goodness right this moment, you will need to make this recipe as it is The Best and EASIEST Chocolate Cake you’ll even find that will come handy more than just once. This recipe is also a bit like the Texas sheet cake which has a considerable reputation among the chocolate cake lovers. This cake is everything a chocolate cake fan can ask for as it is unbelievably moist, divinely chocolaty with a light, soft crumb to it. Although this cake tastes great just the way it is, there is nothing wrong with adding some chocolate shavings on top as a garnish because let’s admit there is never too much chocolate in a delicious chocolate cake recipe. Go ahead and smother it in a chocolate frosting or a ganache poured over the top as well. This recipe is so simple to make because it calls for a boxed chocolate cake mix that is doctored up with chocolate pudding. The chocolate pudding completely transforms the character of this cake, and you will never be able to guess that it’s a box mix.

The key to adding moisture and the right texture to cakes is ensuing to add the right proportion of ingredients. Instead of adding milk, you could also replace it with buttermilk because it combines a great character to the cake. Don't fret if you don't have buttermilk readily handy in your fridge. You can always obtain a batch in your kitchen using whole milk and vinegar. Just mix one cup of whole milk and a tablespoon of vinegar and stir it and let it rest for five minutes. The vinegar in the milk will counteract and thicken resulting in buttermilk. You can use this mixture to any cake recipes that ask for buttermilk.

For the frosting, you can mix Nutella instead of melting chocolate chips which is very easy to make. You can also coat the cake with crumbled Toblerone bar or Hersheys bar or any of your desired chocolate. These ideas are incredible and will come handy for kids birthday cake ideas. Whatever you wish to do, this Chocolate Cake recipe will continue to add that sweet appeal to any occasion. As a healthy alternative, you can combine dark chocolate instead of the typical semi-sweet chocolate chips. Dark chocolate is crammed with many health benefits that come from iron and other vital minerals and vitamins. Chocolate is also an extraordinary source of antioxidants that are associated with destroying free radicals in our body. Eating dark chocolate also promotes cardiovascular health.

You’ll see that a chocolate cake recipe is an easy one when all you need is just one bowl to mix up the ingredients that take away the other unnecessary complications of baking a cake recipe. You don’t even need a cake mixer for this recipe as you put everything together and mix it up in one go and stick it in the oven. There are several amazing cake recipes out there, but not all of them will show you how to bake a chocolate cake that’s basic to make. Thank you to Kristin at the Cookin Chicks recipe blog for sharing this devilishly delicious Chocolate Cake recipe with us. Do visit Kristin’s blog for more amazing cake recipes and kids birthday cake ideas. This Chocolate Cake recipe is a must indulge for all the chocoholics. You never need a reason or an occasion to eat a piece of chocolate cake! Surprise your loved ones with this chocolate delight today!

Nutrition Facts for: Death by Chocolate Dump Cake from Cookin Chicks.
Ingredients: Chocolate Cake Mix, chocolate pudding, milk, cocoa powder, chocolate chips.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet.* The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings. Per Serving: Calories 263, Calories from Fat 94, Total Fat 10.4g 16%, Saturated Fat 4.8g 24%, Cholesterol 6mg 2%, Sodium 563mg 23%, Potassium 193mg 6%, Carbohydrates 40.3g 13%, Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%, Sugars 22.0g, Protein 4.2g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 12%, Iron 11%

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