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 • 730

  • Poolover39
    Poolover39 8 days ago

    Made this cake today exactly as directed. Came deliciously moist and fluffy ... we canโ€™t stop eating from it.

  • Violet Evans
    Violet Evans 25 days ago

    Anyone tried this without using eggs yet?

  • Sezim Taalaibekova
    Sezim Taalaibekova Month ago

    Is it okay if I donโ€™t have vanilla essence or baking powder

  • wairimu Marion
    wairimu Marion Month ago

    I just tried this recipe๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜, it turned out so good, thank you

  • Furious Tiger
    Furious Tiger Month ago +1

    Iโ€™m doing a cake contest with my family Iโ€™m definitely going to win with this recipe

  • Shilpa Suresh
    Shilpa Suresh 2 months ago

    Is it necessary to add water or can that step be skipped?

  • kingplut0
    kingplut0 2 months ago

    Thank you so much! It's my friend's birthday tomorrow (5th July) and I plan on wishing her a happy birthday and give it to her at 12:00 A.M. precisely. Also, it's the first cake that I've baked by myself. Thank you again!

  • Frenchesca Mae Rosario
    Frenchesca Mae Rosario 2 months ago

    I made this and honestly, this is SO DELICIOUS.

  • Kulsum khulli
    Kulsum khulli 2 months ago

    Oven me ghar ke bartain me bake kar sakhte h kya. Mere pass baking pan nahi h .toh ghar ka bartain chalega kya

  • Saleha Ayub
    Saleha Ayub 3 months ago

    Oil and butter??

  • maria naseer
    maria naseer 3 months ago

    Plz tell me the setting of oven

  • Sudipta Nayak
    Sudipta Nayak 3 months ago

    I made this today and is really awesome

  • Taaha Usman
    Taaha Usman 3 months ago

    Yammy very testy & soft moist yammi maza aa agaya ๐Ÿ˜˜Allah apko salamat rakhy ๐Ÿคฒameen

  • Vimi Ksh
    Vimi Ksh 3 months ago +1

    How much in grams for all the ingredients

  • spacies
    spacies 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

  • somi Anum
    somi Anum 3 months 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 3 months ago +3

    I made this yesterday and itmwas soooo deliciousโค

  • Asra Fatima
    Asra Fatima 3 months ago

    Humaaaaaaaa diiiiii you are a very good chef

  • pankaj barman
    pankaj barman 3 months ago +1

    Thanks for this cake

  • Ailly Khan
    Ailly Khan 3 months ago

    I love your recipes

    RAKTIMA UPADHYAY 3 months 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 3 months ago +5

    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 3 months ago +2

    What cocoa powder do u use..

  • pallavi uday
    pallavi uday 3 months 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 4 months ago

    This is a very easy recipe and delecious also๐Ÿ˜™๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹

  • Annisa Ramdass
    Annisa Ramdass 4 months ago

    This was the best cake i made in my hole life...thank u a mill...can u make a sponge cake...๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Rakesh yadav
    Rakesh yadav 4 months ago +1


  • Bakhtawar Joyo
    Bakhtawar Joyo 4 months ago

    Huma aapi 1 3/4 cup kitna hua I'm so weak in measurements..๐Ÿ˜ข

  • chandini dove
    chandini dove 4 months ago

    One cup maida means how many grams?

  • Bianca Diastasi
    Bianca Diastasi 5 months ago +22

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

  • Amina Lokhat
    Amina Lokhat 5 months ago

    Best recipe

  • Ellaine Ragadi
    Ellaine Ragadi 5 months ago

    Yung butter salted or unsalted?

  • yasreen angel
    yasreen angel 5 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 5 months ago +1


  • Saba Farhin Rose
    Saba Farhin Rose 5 months ago

    Tooo nice dear ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  • amrutha vani
    amrutha vani 5 months ago

    Your a fantastic cook. I like ur recipes.

  • Namrah Noman
    Namrah Noman 5 months ago

    1cup = how many grams

  • Chipo Tavengwa
    Chipo Tavengwa 6 months ago

    l buay

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  • Ana Raquel Novoa
    Ana Raquel Novoa 6 months ago

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

  • Sadia Tanveer
    Sadia Tanveer 7 months ago

    Zabardast Masha Allah wallah

  • judaybadiday //journey
    judaybadiday //journey 7 months ago

    Yumerssss chocolate easy cake recipe

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  • Feesy Vlogz
    Feesy Vlogz 7 months ago +2

    I baked this cake without using baking soda and it still turned out good๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜love your recipes keep it up huma your really good xxxx

  • syed simple recipes
    syed simple recipes 7 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 7 months ago

    Why hot water ๐Ÿค”

  • hiba mazhar
    hiba mazhar 7 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 7 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 8 months ago

    Wana make ths one of these days ,,,s

  • N J
    N J 8 months ago

    Dates cake recipe please

  • Miaโ€™s Creations
    Miaโ€™s Creations 8 months ago +5

    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 8 months ago

    Good and nice cake

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    Maher Nasir Nasir Ali 8 months ago +1


  • Maher Nasir Nasir Ali
    Maher Nasir Nasir Ali 8 months ago +1

    Amazing choclate cake

  • Tarannum Nadaf
    Tarannum Nadaf 8 months ago

    Nice ๐Ÿฐ

  • Vanshika Gupta
    Vanshika Gupta 9 months ago

    Can we make this cake in microwave ๐Ÿ’บ๐Ÿ’บ

  • Durga Nag
    Durga Nag 9 months ago


  • Manda Samah
    Manda Samah 9 months ago

    It really helped me