Moist Chocolate Cake

1
Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

this is a good one

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
3/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
2 large
eggs
1 c
buttermilk
1/2 c
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
hot coffee

How to Make Moist Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 2-9 inch baking pans or line with parchment paper circles and set aside.
  • 2In a large bowl of a standing mixer stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  • 3Add eggs, buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla extract and beat until smooth about 3 minutes.
  • 4Remove bowl from mixer and stir in hot coffee with a rubber spatula. Batter will be very runny.
  • 5Pour batter evenly between the 2 pans and bake on the middle rack of oven for 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean with just a few moist crumbs attached.
  • 6Allow to cool 15 minutes in pans then run a butter knife around the edges of each cake. Place a wire cooling rack over top of each pan.
  • 7Wearing oven mitts use both hands to hold the racks in place while flipping the cakes over onto the racks.
  • 8Set the racks down and gently thump on the bottom of the pans until the cakes release. Cool completely before handling or frosting.
  • 9I did not record the measurements for the icing. It is simply softened butter beaten with unsweetened cocoa powder, icing sugar, a pinch of salt, vanilla extract and a splash of cream adjusting the ingredients until i got the right consistency and sweetness.

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About Moist Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy