Jan's Chocolate Cake (My Fav)

Don't tell the kids it has coffee in it...they'll never know!

Yield: 10 servings
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  • 2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 3/4 cup(s) flour measure after sifting
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 cup(s) strong black coffee cooled
  • 1/2 cup(s) buttermilk room temp
  • 1/2 cup(s) vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • frosting:
  • 1/2 cup(s) margarine softened
  • 2 ounce(s) unsweetened chocolate melted and cooled
  • 3 cup(s) powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoon(s) milk more, if needed
  • 1 teaspoon(s) almond flavoring


  1. 1) Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt into a large mixer bowl.
  2. 2) Add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, oil and vanilla.
  3. 3) Beat at medium speed on mixer for approx. 2 minutes...batter will be thin.
  4. 4) Pour into a greased and floured 9-inch X 13-inch pan OR two greased and floured 9-inch cake pans.
  5. 5) Bake at 350 degrees for about 35 to 40 minutes in 9" X 12" pan; 30 to 40 minutes for cake pans.
  6. 6) Combine frosting ingredients, using a hand mixer or stand mixer. Spread on cooled cake(s).
February 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by janoquin and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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