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Very Best Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is perfect for any occasion. Dress it up or keep it simple. It has the best flavor, texture and fluffiness. 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 8” cakes


  • 5 Each Eggs
  • 13 3/4 Oz. Granulated Sugar
  • 6 Oz. Vegetable Oil
  • 3 3/4 Oz. Cocoa Powder
  • 9 1/4 Oz. Cake Flour
  • 1/2 Oz. Baking Soda
  • 5 Oz. Sour Cream
  • 11 Oz. Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


  1. 1. Add eggs, granulated sugar, vegetable oil, salt and vanilla into bowl fitted with paddle attachment. Mix for five minutes on medium speed until mixture is light and airy. 

    2. In separate bowl, sift together cocoa powder, cake flour and baking soda. Add to wet ingredients and mix for another five minutes on medium speed. Scrape bowl.  

    3. Scale out sour cream and buttermilk. Add to batter and mix just until incorporated. Scrape bowl and mix again shortly until batter is smooth. 

    4. Pour into two greased cake pans and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. 

    5. Cool, frost and enjoy!