Sunday, November 23, 2014

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1½ teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
½ cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup boiling coffee
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350º F. Prepare two 9-inch cake pans by spraying with baking spray or buttering and lightly flouring.For the cake:Add flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer. Whisk through to combine or, using your paddle attachment, stir through flour mixture until combined well.Add milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla to flour mixture and mix together on medium speed until well combined. Reduce speed and carefully add boiling coffee to the cake batter. Beat on high speed for about 1 minute to add air to the batter.Distribute cake batter evenly between the two prepared cake pans. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes, remove from the pan and cool completely.Frost cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting


Adapted from: http://addapinch.com/cooking/the-best-chocolate-cake-recipe-ever/

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