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Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

Yield: 6 inch layered cake


  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 cup black cocoa
  • 1 cup hot coffee or boiling water
  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk or whole milk (room temperature)
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Chocolate ganache or candy melts
  • Chocolate to decorate
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  1. Preheat oven to 350° and prepare cake pans with cooking spray and parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl combine coffee and cocoa powders. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk together buttermilk, oil, eggs and vanilla.
  5. Pour coffee mix into the bowl with the wet ingredients. Stir to combine. Add all to bowl with dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  6. Pour batter evenly into cake pans.
  7. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until done.
  8. Once cooled start assembly. Stacking each layer on top of each other with frosting in between.
  9. Cover cake with crumb coat and place in freezer for 20 minutes or until sturdy.
  10. Complete final coat of frosting and place back in freezer until frosting is firm, about 30 minutes.
  11. Decorate cake with chocolate drip and arrangement of assorted chocolate.

Created by

Jeremy Tenjo

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