Cooking With Coffee | Black Magic Cake
This devilish cake might just be the perfect dessert for your next gathering.
What You Need
For the Cake
- 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
For the Cake
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 and 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.
Recipe and image By Diethood