Add the 2 eggs, one at a time, beating well. Add vanilla
Sift together the flour and cocoa. Add alternately with the milk. Mix well.
Stir soda into boiling water and add slowly, stirring.
Pour into 2- 9" greased and floured cake pans.
Bake in a preheated 375 °F. oven for 25 minutes.
Frost with caramel or chocolate frosting.