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Decadent Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake - so chocolatey and rich, no one will guess it's gluten-free...perfect for the holiday dessert table.

Gluten-Free Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake

Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups organic sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups gluten free all-purpose baking mix be sure to use one that has leavening
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup organic milk
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water

"PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE FROSTING

  • 1/2 cup 1 stick organic butter
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3 cups organic powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup organic milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease two 9-inch round baking pans; dust with cocoa.
  2. Stir together sugar, baking mix, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

"PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE FROSTING.

  1. Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount of additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.
  2. Frost cake with "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE FROSTING.

Recipe Notes

Inspired by Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake Recipe