BEST Chocolate Cake ever !!
1 3/4 c
strong black coffee, cooled
vegetable oil or coconut oil
1Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer.
2Add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, coconut oil, and vanilla.
3Beat at medium speed for two minutes. Batter will be thin.
4Pour batter into a greased and floured 9x13 pan,or two 9 inch cake pans.
5Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes for a 9x13,or 30-35 minutes for layer pans.
6CHOCOLATE 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
7DIRECTIONS for Chocolate Frosting ~
COMBINE frosting ingredients and mix with a hand mixer. Spread frosting on cooled cakes.
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!
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
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!!!)