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This is the very best chocolate cake recipe. Made with quality cocoa powder and fresh brewed coffee for boosted flavor and frosted with chocolate buttercream!
Alrighty. I have got some good news and I have got some bad news. Which would you like first?
How about the good? I think 2017 is my year. I have got a clear path on what I want to do with this little bitty blog of mine and it includes a lot of good. Like this cake. Which brings me to the bad. I am here today to ruin your New Years resolutions (if they include a diet).
Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipe
This cake is BOMB. Er, is that what the kids are saying now? No? How about delicious? A-FREAKEN-MAZING? Basically it is the best chocolate cake I have ever had. Ever. In my entire life.
Which is saying a lot since I actually don’t really care for chocolate.
Ingredients for the worlds best chocolate cake recipe:
- All-purpose flour
- Granulated sugar
- Cocoa powder
- Baking powder
- Baking soda
- Vanilla extract
What to substitute for coffee in a cake recipe:
A few of my readers have reached out inquiring what they could substitute for the coffee. I highly suggest making the recipe as-is, but if you are not thrilled about the addition of coffee to the batter you can substitute with water or milk.
How to make moist chocolate cake with oil:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2- 9″ cake pans and set aside.
Combine the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk to combine.
Add the eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla to a large measuring cup. Stir with a fork and mix into your dry ingredients until just combined. Fold in the coffee.
Divide your batter between your two prepared pans and bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool completely, frost, and enjoy!
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