Chocolate Cake Recipe Easy-From Scratch by (HUMA IN THE KITCHEN)

  • Published on May 8, 2016
  • Very easy and delicious cake recipe at home with just few steps. Your family and friends will definitely like this ultra-moist and buttery cake. This homemade cake is easy to make. All you need is a bowl and an electric beater. Add all the ingredients in one bowl, beat, bake and you're done. Enjoy as is or dust with icing sugar, some fruits or layer with chocolate frosting. A must try recipe, especially for kids.
    1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
    3/4 cup cocoa powder
    2 cups granulated sugar
    1 tsp salt
    1 1/2 tsp baking soda
    1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    1 cup milk
    2 eggs
    1/4 cup oil
    1/4 cup butter
    2 tsp vanilla essence
    1 cup hot water
    1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease and line two nine or eight inch round pans.
    2.In a bowl, combine all the dry ingredients. All-purpose flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well using a whisk.
    3.Now add milk, eggs, oil, butter and vanilla essence. Beat on slow speed until combined, with hand mixer or use a stand mixer with paddle attachment.
    4.Gradually add hot water and mix until smooth.
    5.Pour evenly into the prepared pans.
    6.Bake for 25-30 minutes in a pre-heated oven or until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean. . Let it cool for 10 minutes, and then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
    7.Frost with my chocolate frosting RECIPE HERE
    8.Enjoy. Good Luck!
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Comments • 721

  • Saleha Ayub
    Saleha Ayub 2 days ago

    Oil and butter??

  • maria naseer
    maria naseer 3 days ago

    Plz tell me the setting of oven

  • Sudipta Nayak
    Sudipta Nayak 5 days ago

    I made this today and is really awesome

  • Taaha Usman
    Taaha Usman 10 days ago

    Yammy very testy & soft moist yammi maza aa agaya 😘Allah apko salamat rakhy 🤲ameen

  • Vimi Ksh
    Vimi Ksh 11 days ago +1

    How much in grams for all the ingredients

  • spacies
    spacies 17 days ago +1

    our head teacher was leaving our school so some of the boys and i got together and made this cake recipe for her, we all added some love to your recipe and she enjoyed it ''thanks we enjoyed adding the ingredients too ''cheers''

  • Po Ta
    Po Ta 19 days ago

    I wanted to make a cake and chose this video because I have the same pans

  • somi Anum
    somi Anum 19 days ago

    Hi huma kindly tell me if i dnt want to add such a big amount of baking soda and baking powedr,my cake will b risd or not?

  • Nikolas idk
    Nikolas idk 22 days ago +2

    I made this yesterday and itmwas soooo delicious❤

  • Asra Fatima
    Asra Fatima 22 days ago

    Humaaaaaaaa diiiiii you are a very good chef

  • pankaj barman
    pankaj barman 24 days ago +1

    Thanks for this cake

  • Ailly Khan
    Ailly Khan 25 days ago

    I love your recipes

    RAKTIMA UPADHYAY 26 days ago

    What is the weight of this cake and can you please tell me what is the measurement of 1 pound cake

  • SRA A
    SRA A 27 days ago +4

    The best recipe that i tried!!! So happy with the outcome. So soft, moist and most of all everybody loved it ;)

  • pearl sanchayeta
    pearl sanchayeta 27 days ago +1

    What cocoa powder do u use..

  • pallavi uday
    pallavi uday Month ago

    Hi Didi..this recipe is awesome.. I have made this a number of times but always there are alot of cracks on the cake.. could you suggest something so that I get a smooth top!!

  • khadija waqar
    khadija waqar Month ago

    This is a very easy recipe and delecious also😙😜😋😋

  • Annisa Ramdass
    Annisa Ramdass Month ago

    This was the best cake i made in my hole life...thank u a mill...can u make a sponge cake...😉

  • Rakesh yadav
    Rakesh yadav Month ago +1


  • Bakhtawar Joyo
    Bakhtawar Joyo Month ago

    Huma aapi 1 3/4 cup kitna hua I'm so weak in measurements..😢

  • chandini dove
    chandini dove 2 months ago

    One cup maida means how many grams?

  • Bianca Diastasi
    Bianca Diastasi 2 months ago +6

    I'm gonna ask my mom if I could make this, wish me luck.

  • Amina Lokhat
    Amina Lokhat 2 months ago

    Best recipe

  • Ellaine Ragadi
    Ellaine Ragadi 2 months ago

    Yung butter salted or unsalted?

  • yasreen angel
    yasreen angel 2 months ago

    I make this cake it was fantastic. I've become ur fan thanks for sharing

  • Paris the little puppy
    Paris the little puppy 2 months ago


  • Saba Farhin Rose
    Saba Farhin Rose 2 months ago

    Tooo nice dear 😍😍😍

  • amrutha vani
    amrutha vani 2 months ago

    Your a fantastic cook. I like ur recipes.

  • Namrah Noman
    Namrah Noman 3 months ago

    1cup = how many grams

  • Chipo Tavengwa
    Chipo Tavengwa 3 months ago

    l buay

  • Ana Raquel Novoa
    Ana Raquel Novoa 3 months ago

    Makes sense but some people instead of boiling water they use coffee

  • Sadia Tanveer
    Sadia Tanveer 4 months ago

    Zabardast Masha Allah wallah

  • juday badidayjourney
    juday badidayjourney 4 months ago

    Yumerssss chocolate easy cake recipe

  • Rimpa Dey
    Rimpa Dey 4 months ago


  • Feesy Vlogz
    Feesy Vlogz 4 months ago +2

    I baked this cake without using baking soda and it still turned out good😘😘love your recipes keep it up huma your really good xxxx

  • Navas2345 Jamal
    Navas2345 Jamal 4 months ago +1

    Thanks for your recipe today I do this it comes so good but i use maida instead of wheat flour

  • J. Amruta
    J. Amruta 4 months ago

    Why hot water 🤔

  • hiba mazhar
    hiba mazhar 4 months ago

    Honestly this is the best chocolate cake recipe ever ! I made it for a party everyone loved it, actually asked me if it was betty Crocker and a few even said it was better than betty. turned out great! yummy

  • maida Omair
    maida Omair 4 months ago +1

    Huma I tried this cake recipe for my husband birthday it turned out delicious thnkuuu

  • Lyndeva M Sangma Lyndevamsangma

    Nice ..

  • Tadala Lilkoswe
    Tadala Lilkoswe 5 months ago

    Wana make ths one of these days ,,,s

  • N J
    N J 5 months ago

    Dates cake recipe please

  • Mia’s Creations
    Mia’s Creations 5 months ago +1

    This recipe was fantastic and delicious! I topped it with some peanut butter icing and it was the best cake I have ever made! Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Aneesa Usman
    Aneesa Usman 5 months ago

    Good and nice cake

  • Maher Nasir Nasir Ali
    Maher Nasir Nasir Ali 5 months ago +1


  • Maher Nasir Nasir Ali
    Maher Nasir Nasir Ali 5 months ago +1

    Amazing choclate cake

  • Tarannum Nadaf
    Tarannum Nadaf 5 months ago

    Nice 🍰

  • Vanshika Gupta
    Vanshika Gupta 6 months ago

    Can we make this cake in microwave 💺💺

  • Durga Nag
    Durga Nag 6 months ago


  • Manda Samah
    Manda Samah 6 months ago

    It really helped me

  • Rakhi Pradhan
    Rakhi Pradhan 6 months ago

    Batter is too thin

  • mubarak ali
    mubarak ali 6 months ago


  • multifandom hangal
    multifandom hangal 6 months ago +2

    Can I ask?? What kind of milk I use?? Evaporated or fresh?? pls. Answer me..

  • Saboohi Ayaz - 21580/TCHR/KG-II F-7/4

    I am 9 year old kid and I made this, it was easy and super tasty.

  • ALice Dicdiquin
    ALice Dicdiquin 7 months ago

    Hi there! I just make this cake and follow ur recipe...perfect! so tasty...thank for viewing ur channel....👋

  • Alice Yohannan
    Alice Yohannan 7 months ago

    How many days it can be kept with out harm

  • Alice Yohannan
    Alice Yohannan 7 months ago

    How much time the batter can be kept because one at a time u make it will take 45mt

  • Syeda Nabeela fathima
    Syeda Nabeela fathima 7 months ago

    I made this, it's yum

  • Ammy 28
    Ammy 28 7 months ago

    Till how much time v cn keep at room temperature??please reply

  • Aafreen Rajpal
    Aafreen Rajpal 8 months ago +1

    I love your video. Can you please let me know if I can freeze this cake? I want to mirror glaze it after it is done.Thank you!

  • Katiana Pierre
    Katiana Pierre 8 months ago

    I'm make it this weekend

  • Anaya & ashu I love my daughter's

    Nice cake 🎂 🎂 🎂 🎂

  • Yousuf Nadeem
    Yousuf Nadeem 8 months ago

    huma appi aap ki all cheez it ni yummy aur itni delicious kya hoti h

  • Muhammadnajeeb Abdulaziz

    it was the wonderful cake I had ever seen

  • Muhammadnajeeb Abdulaziz

    it was the wonderful I had ever seen

  • Ghanwa Shabbar
    Ghanwa Shabbar 9 months ago

    I made it and it is so delicious

  • Murlidhar Jaipuria
    Murlidhar Jaipuria 9 months ago

    Please say something

  • Arshiya BK
    Arshiya BK 9 months ago

    I prepared this cake today.. Taste was very good.. But centre part was not cooked.. T was watery n da centre.. Sides t was proper

    WANNABLE ARMY NCTZEN 9 months ago +1

    I baked a cake from your recipe and it turned out really great! Thanks❤️

  • Da Ma
    Da Ma 9 months ago +11

    Can i not use the banking soda ??????

  • Fuel902necessary
    Fuel902necessary 9 months ago

    can you use milk instead of water please tell me

  • Roxana Quispe
    Roxana Quispe 10 months ago

    I'm only 10 years old and I made this cake by myself xD

  • Sgt Nojus
    Sgt Nojus 10 months ago


  • Salma Elsebaey
    Salma Elsebaey 10 months ago +1

    I made this cake and it was awesomeee!!my family wanted more and we finished it in a day😂thankyouuuuuu!!!

  • A K
    A K 10 months ago

    I tried but egg ziada hogaya and essence available ni tha ...
    abi cake m egg ka taste bht ziada araha hai
    ab kia karu key wo taste kam ya khatam hojaye
    abi tk cream kch bhi ni lagaya just bake kia microwave mai
    please help me out

  • Blah12
    Blah12 10 months ago

    I want make this cake for 6 inch pan much half should i do the incredients

  • Alena Ladson
    Alena Ladson 10 months ago

    I like the cake recipe but you're kind of stupid

  • fariha mansoor
    fariha mansoor 10 months ago

    your recipes comes out really nice...please also share the recipe of chocolate truffles, thanks

  • Peeku sharma
    Peeku sharma 10 months ago


  • anna varghese
    anna varghese 10 months ago

    I made 1 tray with measurement by half and it was so tasty and yummy .Thanks a lot

  • Riya Ghosh
    Riya Ghosh 10 months ago

    Mam 13/4 cup .what is measurement?

  • Kelvin Batu
    Kelvin Batu 10 months ago

    Instead of cake pan, can i used this chocolate recipe in LOAF PAN? Please reply asap, thanks in advance! Godbless

  • Yasin Bajwa
    Yasin Bajwa 10 months ago

    I am making this cake
    I hope it turns nice

  • KAZ Sajid
    KAZ Sajid 10 months ago

    Can we store the batter for next day in an air tight container .?.plz plz plz reply Huma in the kitchen

  • aa liyah
    aa liyah 10 months ago

    Hello i want the mesurment into gm ... can you give me thanxs you .. i will try

  • Naaz Tabassum
    Naaz Tabassum 10 months ago

    Chocolate cake scracth

  • muna ahmed
    muna ahmed 10 months ago

    Your cake is wonderful my family loved it

  • Darien Rodriguez
    Darien Rodriguez 11 months ago

    this turned out scrumptious

  • Trainbow live
    Trainbow live 11 months ago


  • lekha sunil
    lekha sunil 11 months ago

    Thank u so much I just tried today and it was awesome.

  • Joanne Repollo
    Joanne Repollo 11 months ago

    Can I use this recipe for cupcakes?

  • Rs Rattu
    Rs Rattu 11 months ago

    Vanilla extract jurri h please reply back

  • healing naturally
    healing naturally 11 months ago

    Mene bina egg k bnaya or itna ptla better bnaya tha cake nhi bna mera

  • healing naturally
    healing naturally 11 months ago

    Ur better is very thin

  • Zoya Baig
    Zoya Baig 11 months ago

    This is such a waste of time and money too😡! Tried this and it turns out so bad Its turn out like rubber 😡

  • Ruby Murtaza
    Ruby Murtaza 11 months ago

    Why is baking so damn tough?

  • Yasir Maqsood
    Yasir Maqsood 11 months ago

    this cake is very nice

  • Unsa Khurram
    Unsa Khurram 11 months ago

    Can i use aluminum foil instead of baking paper

  • Nowreen Ahmed
    Nowreen Ahmed 11 months ago

    Is this 1 kg chocolate cake recepie?? Plse in help.. 😢 in btwn i love your recepies♥