Prompt: Chocolate cake recipe


1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2/3 cup sugar
2 large eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup milk

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Butter and flour an 8×8-inch baking dish.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.
5. Add in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
6. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
7. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.