Get sentimental with HERSHEY's HUGS & KISSES Candies Chocolate Cake Recipe, the best chocolate cake topped with HERSHEY'S HUGS & KISSES Milk Chocolates.
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13-inch (3 L) baking pan.
Beat the butter and sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat 1 minute on medium speed of mixer. Stir flour with cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add flour mixture, alternating with water to butter mixture, beating until well-blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack. Cool completely.
Cocoa Fudge Frosting: Melt butter in small saucepan over low heat; stir in cocoa. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat; pour into small mixer bowl. Add icing sugar alternately with warm milk, beating to spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla. Spread frosting while still warm. Decorate cake with candies as desired.