This is a very good chocolate cake, when frosted with a chocolate frosting it is a double chocolate treat.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 2 (1 ounce) squares semi-sweet chocolate
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup milk
- 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt together into a large bowl.
Add the butter or margarine, milk, and vanilla to the dry ingredients in the bowl. Beat for 300 strokes, or for approximately 2 minutes at low speed with an electric mixer.
Add the eggs, melted chocolate, and red food coloring to the batter. Beat an additional 300 strokes or 2 minutes at low speed.
Pour into two greased and floured 8 inch layer pans. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until done.