One Bowl Chocolate Cake

2 c. sugar
1 3/4 c. flour
3/4 c. cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 c. buttermilk
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 T vanilla extract
1 c. boiling water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Butter and flour two 9-inch baking pans and set aside (don't skip this).  In large bowl stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  Add egg, buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla.  Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed.  Stir in hot water.  Pour batter evenly between the pans and bake on the middle rack for 30 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.  Cool at room temperature for 10 min.  Run a knife along the edge to loosen sides and turn on wire rack to cool.  Frost with favorite icing.