Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, soda, salt, baking powder and buttermilk powder in a
bowl. Add eggs, oil, water and vanilla.. Beat just until mixed. Add hot coffee last
and don't beat too much! Pour into greased and lightly floured 9 x 13 inch pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. (or two 8 inch pans)
Beat margarine and Crisco. Add confectioner's sugar and cake flour, (1 tbsp at a time).
Slowly add milk and vanilla. Beat 12 minutes on high speed till it's very creamy and fluffy.
** Double this frosting recipe for a 9 x 13 inch pan. This is a good frosting for a chocolate
or red velvet cake.