Cake:2 cups granulated sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup boiling water Vanilla Buttercream Frosting:1/3 cup butter, softened 4 cups powdered sugar 3 to 4 tablespoons milk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Heat oven to 350°F (175°C). Greaseand flour two 9-inch round baking pans or one 13 x 9 x 2-inchbaking pan.
For Cake: Combine sugar, flour, cocoa,baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Add eggs,milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes.
Stir in boiling water and blend well.Pour batter into prepared pans.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes for round pans,35 to 40 minutes for rectangular pan or until wooden pick insertedin center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pansto wire racks. Cool completely.
For Vanilla Buttercream Frosting: In largebowl, beat butter, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth.Add additional milk, if necessary, 1 teaspoon at a time untilfrosting is desired spreading consistency.
Makes 12 servings.
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