Deep Dark Mocha Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Deep Dark Mocha Chocolate Cake Recipe
Deep Dark Chocolate. Rich and moist. This has to be one of the best. A very simple recipe with a rich chocolate flavor. Once you try this recipe you will never buy a boxed chocolate cake mix again. Bake this for the Holidays. Use your favorite frosting and colored sprinkles. This Deep Dark Mocha Chocolate Cake recipe is guaranteed to be a hit.

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Deep Dark Mocha Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 1 cake
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup black coffee
  • ½ cup canola oil (or any vegetable oil)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9-inch pans.
  3. In large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add eggs, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla, beat on medium speed with an electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour into prepared pans.
  6. Bake 30-35 minutes. Insert a table knife into the center. When it comes out clean the cakes are done.
  7. Cool thoroughly before frosting. .
  8. Frost with your favorite frosting.


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  1. This looks absolutely divine! Do you have any suggestions for a good frosting?

  2. oh my. That looks delicious!

  3. This looks gorgeous – that cake batter looks like an utter treat without even needing a bake! The final product sounds marvellous 🙂

  4. holy moly! that cake looks so amazing.

  5. It tastes really good 🙂

  6. The cake must look and taste fab, can’t wait to try it out this weekend! Would you be able to send more pictures?

  7. Sorry I Deleted the rest of the pictures I took already.
    Thanks for your comment!

  8. pieterin says:

    i am so going to try this on monday!people say i have a secret talent for baking/cooking, so i hope(and think)this recipe will be a success!!!:)

  9. Elsie Dickerson says:

    Wowwwwwwwwwwwww. I’ve already tried baking this recipe. GREAT!
    Everybody just loved it.
    Thanx a lot for a wonderful recipe.
    God bless.

  10. Its really good. I would just like to know what kind of frosting you used

  11. I don’t remember which frosting recipe I used on this cake.
    Thanks, Larry

  12. jocelyn lao says:

    Hi just want to ask, base on the ingredients it says 1cup coffee can I use instant coffee as in powder or 1 cup dissolve in water ? Just asking for I am a self studying trying hard baker 🙂

  13. use dissolved in water to equal 1 cup

  14. Just tried the recipe with a vanilla buttercream frosting. The cake was delicious 🙂

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