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Black Magic Chocolate Cake

Katerina | Diethood
Moist, rich, and delicious dark chocolate cake perfect for any occasion!
Servings : 12 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins

Ingredients
  

  • butter for pans
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup strong brewed black coffee
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • !FOR THE FROSTING
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) semi sweet chocolate chips finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Butter and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • Add eggs, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat on medium speed for about 2 minutes. You should have a thin batter.
  • Pour batter evenly into prepared pans.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes; remove cakes from pans to wire racks.
  • Cool completely before frosting.
  • !PREPARE THE FROSTING
  • Place chopped chocolate in a medium mixing bowl; set aside.
  • Place whipping cream and butter in saucepan and cook over medium heat to just a boil.
  • Pour cream mixture over chocolate; whisk vigorously until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  • Cover and refrigerate for an hour.
  • Remove from fridge and stir; refrigerate about 1 more hour or until spreading consistency.
  • Spread about 1/4 to 1/3 of frosting on one cake layer; top with the other cake layer and spread frosting on top and sides of cake.
  • Cut and Serve.

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Notes

Adapted from Allrecipes
 

Nutrition

Calories: 403 kcal | Carbohydrates: 52 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 21 g | Saturated Fat: 15 g | Cholesterol: 43 mg | Sodium: 411 mg | Potassium: 194 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 34 g | Vitamin A: 470 IU | Vitamin C: 0.2 mg | Calcium: 66 mg | Iron: 1.6 mg | Net Carbs: 50 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dark chocolate cake, homemade chocolate cake, moist chocolate cake