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The Perfect Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Victoria Digity

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup flour
2 tsp vanilla
2 large eggs, room temperature
cup vegetable oil
1 cup buttermilk, room temperature
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups sugar
1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350.
2. Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
3. In another bowl combine the buttermilk, oil, eggs and vanilla. ***You can make your own buttermilk
by putting 1 tbsp vinegar in a measuring cup then adding milk to equal 1 cup. Let sit 5 minutes.
4. Using an electric mixer on low speed, slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients.
5. Then add the coffee and stir just until combined. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured round
8 inch pans.
6. Bake for 30-40 minutes until a cake tester comes out mostly clean (not wet).
7. Cool in pans for 30 minutes the turn out onto a cooling rack. Cool completely before frosting.

 

 

 

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