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Changing Yellow Cake Mix to Chocolate

I have a yellow cake mix that I want to make into chocolate. Can I add a couple of tablespoons of Hershey's unsweetened cocoa mix to the batter?

By Maryeileen from Brooklyn, OH

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July 5, 20110 found this helpful

You can add one quarter cup of cocoa powder and that should do the trick! Good luck!

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July 6, 20110 found this helpful

I'd add more like a quarter cup of cocoa and maybe a little bit more liquid if needed.

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July 6, 20110 found this helpful

I always melt some chocolate on the stove with a tablespoon of water until melted and shiny. Let cool before adding to cake batter and incorporate well. Chocolate chips melts well and I have been using the dark chocolate kind in a pinch but I still prefer baking chocolate.

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