Need a last minute treat to make for Valentine’s Day? I have just the cake for you! This is so easy to make, quick and not to sweet while nice and chocolaty. My kids and their friends helped make this while they had a play date. It tastes like a soft cake brownie. I don’t frost it because the chocolate chips sweeten it up enough there’s no need. Add a cup a milk with a slice of cake you have a great Valentine’s Day treat for the family!
1 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water
6 ounces chocolate chips
Directions. Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 9 x 13 inch pan.
In one bowl combine the first 4 ingredients. In another bowl beat the remaining ingredients (just not chocolate chips. ) Pour your wet mixture in the flour mixture and beat till smooth. Pour batter into the prepared pan and then sprinkle the chips over the top. I always add more, so have fun!
Bake for about 45 minutes, but check at 35. I cook this all the time and it’s usually done quick so check early. Toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean. Let cool and slice. You can enjoy this warm with milk or let cool completely.