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Coffee-Chocolate Cake

 Coffee-Chocolate Cake
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup brewed coffee, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 8 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the sugar, oil, milk, coffee, eggs and vanilla
  • until well blended. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking
  • powder and salt; gradually beat into sugar mixture until blended.
  • Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at
  • 325° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing
  • to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, in a small bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar

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Coffee-Chocolate Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add enough milk until
  • frosting reaches desired consistency. Spread frosting between layers
  • and over top and sides of cake. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 859 calories, 36 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 621 mg sodium, 133 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.