Simple Chocolate Sheet Cake

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2001, America's Test Kitchen TV

For an easy, foolproof, last-minute cake that packs in great chocolate flavor, just whisk together a few ingredients and bake.

SERVESMakes one 9 by 13-inch cake

TIME1 hour, plus 1 hour cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For an easy, foolproof, last-minute chocolate cake recipe, we just whisked together a few ingredients and baked. A low oven temperature and a long baking time produced a chocolate cake with a perfectly flat top, ready to be frosted.

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