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Mocha Chocolate Cake

Yield

12 Servings

Ingredients

  • MOCHA CHOCOLATE CAKE
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 pkg (18.25 oz.) Pillsbury® Devils Food Cake
  • 1 1/4 cup strong brewed Folgers® Classic Roast Coffee, cooled to room temperature *
  • 1/2 Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • BUTTER MOCHA FROSTING
  • 1 pkg (1 lb.) powdered sugar (about 3 3/4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed Folgers® Classic Roast Coffee, cooled to room temperature *
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons milk

How to Make It

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat two 9-inch round cake pans with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. COMBINE cake mix, 1 1/4 cup brewed coffee, oil and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer until moistened. Beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Pour into prepared pans.

  3. BAKE 29 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans and place on cooling rack to cool completely.

  4. COMBINE powdered sugar, cocoa and salt in large bowl. Beat in butter with electric mixer on low speed. Gradually add coffee, vanilla and enough milk to make a smooth and spreadable frosting. Spread frosting between layers, on top and sides of cake.

  5. TIP *To make strong brewed coffee: Measure 1/4 cup Folgers® Classic Roast Ground Coffee for each 1 1/2 cups water. Brew as desired.