Hot Water Chocolate Cake

Hot Water Chocolate Cake

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"A chocolate cake made with boiling water. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting."

Ingredients

35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 147 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 203 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Mix together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan bring butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in flour mixture. Pour in buttermilk, eggs and vanilla; mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour cake batter into prepared 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove cake from oven and frost immediately.
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THIS is the exact recipe my Texas grandmother passed down to my Mom. It was my ultimate favorite cake, growing up. It is very similar to the "Mexican chocolate cake" on this site, except for the...

Took five extra minutes to cook but this cake has great flavor! Also, used a heaping 1/4 cup cocoa for flavor punch. I usually add a bit of instant coffee to most chocolate cakes/brownies I make...

I've used this recipe since the early 70s..we love it as does everyone who tastes it. At times I have added a thin layer of mini marshmallows to top of cake as it comes from the oven. Place bac...