Perfect Chocolate Layer Cake

What Makes This Chocolate Cake Perfect?

Rich layers of chocolate cake and frosting, topped with chocolate ganache.. oh my! This cake will be the star of any party.

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!

Mix the Dry Ingredients

First, whisk together the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

Add the Wet Ingredients

Next, beat in the eggs, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla.

Add Hot Water

Then, slowly stream hot water into the cake batter until combined.


Next, divide the batter between two cake pans. Then, pop them into the oven and bake.

Fill and Frost

Now, once cooled, pipe a thick layer of frosting over one cake. Then place the second cake layer on top.

Frost the Top

Next, spread the frosting evenly over the top and sides of the cake.

Pour the Ganache

Finally, pour the chocolate ganache over the cake, letting it drip over the sides.


Slice into your Perfect Chocolate Layer Cake and enjoy!

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