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Black Magic Cake Recipe

Black Magic Cake
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Prep Time:
15 Minutes
Skill Level:
Beginner

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Servings per Recipe: 12

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 260 -
Calories from Fat 90 -
Total Fat 11g 17% DV
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 35mg 12% DV
Sodium 480mg 20% DV
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14% DV
Dietary Fiber 1g 0% DV
Sugars 26g -
Protein 4g -
Vitamin A - 2% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 4% DV
Iron - 8% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Note: Recipe makes 10-12 servings. Nutrition Information calculated for 12 servings. Nutrition information does not include optional frosting

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk*
  • 1 cup strong black coffee OR 2 teaspoons powdered instant coffee plus 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar

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. Yields 10 to 12 servings.

* To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.

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  • 5 stars

    10/12/2011

    Everyone LOVES this cake. I have taken it to many functions over the years, and it is always a hit!

  • 5 stars

    8/18/2012

    This has to be my all time favorite chocolate cake recipe. I have never had it fail, and I've never failed to have so many compliments. I had the original Hershey's cookbook from so many years ago and this was by far the most used recipe. 5 stars for sure.

  • 5 stars

    9/4/2012

    reeeeeeaaallllyyyyy goooooooood !!!!!!!!!!

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