Prompt: Chocolate cake recipe


1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 large eggs, beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter and flour one 9-inch round cake pan and line with parchment paper.

2. In a bowl, combine butter and sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add cocoa and eggs, beating until combined. Stir in vanilla extract. Add flour, baking powder, and salt; mix until just combined. Stir in milk and chocolate chips.

3. Pour batter into prepared cake pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cake cool in pan for 10 minutes before cutting into wedges.