Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake

Lucille Hoerle


A dear friend's brother shared this recipe with me. He made it for my friend's 50th surprise birthday party and I fell in love with its chocolately and raspberry decadence.

I can't believe that this was a recipe that I hadn't posted before! I'd love to hear what JAP members think of this cake.

Chocolate and raspberry is my favorite combination.

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20 Min


25 Min


2 c
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
baking cocoa
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 c
whole milk
1 c
hot coffee
1/2 c
corn oil
2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix all dry ingredients first, then beat in milk, eggs, lastly the coffee. Batter will be soupy. Bake at 350 for 25-35 minutes. Do the toothpick test. You can make this into two layers or cut the layers after cake is cooled.
Frosting (raspberry)

1 pkg. cream cheese (8 oz.)
1/2 cup confectionary sugar
1 tsp. raspberry extract
few drops of red flood coloring
a little milk

Mix all ingredients; drizzle in milk to get the right consistency for spreading. Spread on one layer; spread over the top of the first layer.

Chocolate frosting

1 box cream cheese (8 oz.)
1 cup 10X sugar
1 cup cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla ext.
a little milk

Mix all ingredients and spread over the entire cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids