BEST Chocolate Cake ever !!

BEST CHOCOLATE CAKE EVER !!
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Ingredients

1 3/4 c all-purpose flour
2 c granulated sugar
3/4 c cocoa powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 large eggs
1 c strong black coffee, cooled
1 c buttermilk
1/2 c vegetable oil or coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder

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Jeane Hafley Recipe
Lightly Salted
Whittier, NC (pop. 4,478)
Meshach
Member Since Dec 2011
Jeane's notes for this recipe:
Very MOIST Chocolate Cake with a delicious chocolate frosting. A BIG hit every time.
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Directions

1
Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer.
2
Add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, coconut oil, and vanilla.
3
Beat at medium speed for two minutes. Batter will be thin.
4
Pour batter into a greased and floured 9x13 pan,or two 9 inch cake pans.
5
Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes for a 9x13,or 30-35 minutes for layer pans.
6
CHOCOLATE FROSTING ~

1/2 cup of softened butter
2 ounces melted unsweetened chocolate, cooled
3 cups powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. milk
2 tsp. real vanilla extract
7
DIRECTIONS for Chocolate Frosting ~

COMBINE frosting ingredients and mix with a hand mixer. Spread frosting on cooled cakes.

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user tracey mcneal tracey911 - Mar 3, 2012
we call this a black joker cake! we use butter cream icing!

variation: swap half the butter with Peanut butter. now, you've got the best chocolate cake ever!
user Jeane Hafley Meshach - Mar 3, 2012
Thanks for the update. I will try that next time! So, you are putting the peanut butter in the frosting, along with the chocolate? that would be awesome. I
user Karla Everett Karla59 - Mar 8, 2012
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user Sharon Calimano Calimano - Apr 9, 2012
Any suggestions for a wonderful, chocolate butter-cream frosting? (This would be used for a wedding cake! The frosting has gotta knock their socks off!!!)
user Dee Stillwell LILLYDEE - Apr 22, 2012
I will post one as soon as I need to make a cake.. so I can get the measurments right..since I never measure.I have a chocolate version too. Here is a pic of it used on a German chocolate cake.

Daddy's Birthday Cake - German Chocolate Cake

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