Published January 1, 2001.
For an easy, foolproof, last-minute cake that packs in great chocolate flavor, just whisk together a few ingredients and bake.
Sheet cakes, for all their simplicity, can still turn out dry, sticky, or flavorless and, on occasion, can even sink in the middle.
Find a simple, dependable recipe, one that is moist yet also light and chocolaty.
Simply whisk together the ingredients, with no beating, creaming, or whipping, and bake at a low temperature for a long time—40 minutes—to produce a perfectly baked cake with a lovely flat top. Though this cake can be frosted with almost anything, we like a classic American milk chocolate frosting that pairs well with the darker flavor of the cake.list of recipes