Chocolate Mocha Cake With Mocha Buttercream Icing

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Crystal ~

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@crystal7

This is a nice tasting cake with a delicious icing. Be sure to make a fresh strong pot of coffee that you like the taste of. Don't use old staled coffee, it affects the flavor of the cake. This can be made into a layer cake or cup cakes.

Rating:

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Serves:
10-20
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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    2 cups granulated sugar
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    1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
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    3/4 cup cocoa
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    2 teaspoons baking soda
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    1 teaspoon baking powder
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    1 teaspoon salt
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    2 eggs
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    1 cup very strong black coffee,cold
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    1 cup buttermilk
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    1/2 cup canola oil
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    1 teaspoon vanilla
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    buttercream mocha icing:
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    1/2 cup butter, softened
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    1/2 cup crisco
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    1/3 cup strong coffee,cold
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    4 to 4-1/2 cups powdered sugar
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    1 teaspoon cocoa
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    1 teaspoon vanilla

How to Make Chocolate Mocha Cake With Mocha Buttercream Icing

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 13x9x2 inch pan; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, blend the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the eggs, coffee, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. (batter will be thin)
  5. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 30-40 minutes or until wooded toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool the cake 5 minutes and remove from pan to a wire rack, or cool completely in the pan before icing it.
  7. Buttercream Mocha Icing:
  8. In a mixing bowl, cream the softened butter and Crisco until well blended.
  9. Add the powdered sugar, cocoa, vanilla, and mix well.
  10. Mix the milk into the coffee and add to the mixture. Beat until smooth and creamy. If icing seems a little too thick, add a bit more coffee or milk.

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About Chocolate Mocha Cake With Mocha Buttercream Icing

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




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