Never Fail Chocolate Cake
I’ve been making this chocolate cake since I was 15 years old and its name is true, it never fails. Honestly, that’s the name on the recipe card! I don’t remember where it came from, I just know that I have some happy memories of both making and eating this chocolate cake when I was a teen. I do know the cake and frosting recipes come from different places, which is something I do a lot (especially with pie).
It’s a simple recipe and we usually have all the ingredients in the house.
Our house is never without King Arthur Unbleached Flour (love their quality, plus they’re a certified B Corp which is important to me as my company is certified as well); semi-sweet and bittersweet chocolate; butter, sugar, flour and vanilla. No this is not a sponsored post, though if anyone at King Arthur is interested, let’s talk! What about you? Do you have staples that must be in the pantry in order to have peace of mind?
One of the reasons I like this chocolate cake (aside from the fact that it comes together fast and never fails) is that it’s just the right size for a party of four or two empty nesters who want to have chocolate cake for a couple of days. You get just enough; not so much that three days later you are starting to regret having baked a cake. That does happen. Sometimes…