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Black Magic Cake

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Bring out the magic in your baking with this scrumptious cake made with buttermilk, strong coffee and semi-sweet chocolate.

Trans-fat Free


1 ¾ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
¾ cups cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 each eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
1 cup coffee
black, strong
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup butter
or regular margarine
3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
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2 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup walnuts


Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add eggs, oil, coffee, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer set at medium speed for 3 minutes. Pour batter into greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake in preheated 350℉ (180℃) oven for 40 minutes or until the cake tests done. Cool in pan on rack. Frost with Hundred Dollar Frosting. Cut into squares.

HUNDRED DOLLAR FROSTING: Combine butter and semisweet choclolate in a double boiler top. Place over hot water, stirring until melted. Remove and cool well. Add egg and stir vigorously. Stir in confectioners' sugar, vanilla and lemon juice. Beat until smooth. Stir in walnuts and frost cake with icing.


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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 over 7 years ago

Have to say this slice of cake looks decadently delicious, it's so chocolaty. The recipes sounds delightful. It's hard to resist any dessert that has chocolate and coffee. Hmm, I can have at least two slices right now, just by looking at the photo makes my mouth watery...

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 121g (4.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 38740% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 266mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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