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Black Magic Chocolate Cake

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WW Freestyle: 28
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Moist, rich, and delicious dark chocolate cake perfect for any occasion!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 403

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.

Notes

Adapted from Allrecipes
 
Nutrition Facts
Black Magic Chocolate Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 403 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 411mg17%
Potassium 194mg6%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 470IU9%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.