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Gluten Free Perfectly Chocolate Cake Recipe

Gluten-Free HERSHEY’S “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Grab a fork and dig in- this Gluten Free Perfectly Chocolate Cake is the perfect party cake. And just wait until you try the homemade chocolate frosting!


  • For the Cake:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups gluten free all-purpose baking mix
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • For the Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • For the Cake:
  • Preheat 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.
  • For the Frosting:
  • Melt butter, stir in cocoa.
  • Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount of additional milk, if needed (to desired consistency).
  • Stir in vanilla.