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Gluten-free HERSHEY'S Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Cake


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
1 cake

This gluten-free chocolate fudge cake recipe gets its flavor from HERSHEY'S Cocoa and gluten-free baking mix. One bite is all it takes to see why it’s named HERSHEY'S “PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE” Chocolate Cake.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
21 minutes
Bake Time
37 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 35 minutes


  • 2 cups
  • 1-3/4 cups
    gluten free all-purpose baking mix
  • 3/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
  • 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup
    vegetable oil
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    boiling water
add a garnish Add a Garnish

Make our "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Frosting recipe to complete the recipe as shown in the Image

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
baking pans (2) 9-inch Baking Pans
wire racks wire racks
microwave microwave
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease two 9-inch round baking pans; dust with cocoa.


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.


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. Frost with "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Frosting.


Cake and frosting can also be made with lactose-free milk or almond milk.

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