Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe – No Flop

It is so important to find a no flop easy chocolate cake recipe for your kid’s birthday parties so you know that having a failed cake just before a party is not going to happen. My mom shared this recipe with me many years ago and it has never failed me. I make it every year for my children’s birthday parties as well as other celebrations.

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe No Flop

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Before you start making this cake I highly recommend that you check out the post I published which includes a live video I did with celebrity chef Grace Stevens sharing baking tips for kids parties. I know that the next time I make this cake it is going to look so much better! At the moment (as you can see from my pictures) it looks very homemade, but it is always a very tasty and moist cake.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¾ cups cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons bicarb of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon coffee
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 cup boiling water


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Grease 2 x 9″ cake pans
  • Add all the dry ingredients into a bowl (flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, bicarb of soda and coffee) and mix together
  • Add the milk, oil, eggs and vanilla essence and beat on medium until just combined
  • Add hot water and beat until just combined
  • Add to cake mixture equally to the two cake tins and bake for 30 – 35 minutes

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  1. Wow really easy! Thank you

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