Black Magic Cake (Best Chocolate Cake Ever!)

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Lisa Glass

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@Sqrlmama

When my mother passed away, a close family friend made us two wonderful cakes. One was the Kentucky Apple cake, which was a hit with the big guys, and the other was this moist, dense chocolate cake, which was a hit with my three sons and their friends. My twin boys requested this for their birthday with one stipulation - they each wanted their own cake, just for them! Oh, and don't be thrown off by the inclusion of coffee in the recipe. You would never know it's there. Matter of fact, if my boys knew it was in there, they would freak out since they hate coffee!

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It's true... This is one of the best chocolate cakes we have ever made! Simple and straightforward, this is one of those recipes that everyone will love. (Be sure to have plenty o' milk on hand... yum!) The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 504 votes

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    strong black coffee, cooled
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    real vanilla extract
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING

  • 1/2 c
    margarine, softened
  • 2 oz
    melted unsweetened chocolate, cooled
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • 2 tsp
    real vanilla extract

How to Make Black Magic Cake (Best Chocolate Cake Ever!)

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Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
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