Yield
one 3-layer cake

How to Make It

Step 1

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well.

Step 2

Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Combine flour, salt, and cocoa; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition. Stir in coffee and vanilla.

Step 3

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into the creamed mixture.

Step 4

Pour into 3 greased and floured 8-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely.

Step 5

Spread Mocha Frosting between layers and on top of cake.

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