HAPPY NEW YEAR! | $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway + Black Magic Chocolate Cake


Ready in: 50 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 12
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  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 stick butter
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 1 cup buttermilk
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 3/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 2 eggs
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 1 teaspoon salt
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 bag (12-ounces) semi sweet chocolate chips, finely chopped
  • 1 cup brewed strong black coffee
    Tea and Coffee
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing


  • Preheat oven to 350.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.
  • 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.

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