Black Magic Cake

Black Magic Cake

A moist and magical buttermilk chocolate cake recipe that will have your friends demanding seconds. Customize this black magic cake by using different cake and bundt pans or by adding a quick buttercream icing.

PREP
15 min
BAKE
39 min
CALORIES
260.0

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories260
Calories from Fat90
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol35 mg12% DV
Sodium480 mg20% DV
Total Carbohydrates41 g14% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars26 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron15% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories260
Calories from Fat90
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol35 mg12% DV
Sodium480 mg20% DV
Total Carbohydrates41 g14% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars26 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron15% DV
2 eggs
1 teaspoonsalt
1/2 cupvegetable oil
1 teaspoonvanilla extract
1-3/4 cupsall-purpose flour
3/4 cupHERSHEY'S Cocoa
1 cupbuttermilk or sour milk *
2 cupssugar
1 cupstrong black coffee OR 2 teaspoons powdered instant coffee plus 1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoonbaking powder
2 teaspoonsbaking soda

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan, two 9-inch round baking pans or one 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes (Batter will be thin). Pour batter evenly into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 50 to 55 minutes for fluted tube pan, 30 to 35 minutes for round pans, 35 to 40 minutes for rectangular pan or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen cake from side of pan and remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost as desired. Makes 12 servings.
  • * To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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