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Easy & Simply Delicious Chocolate Cake
- 2 cups flour
- 1 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup regular cocoa or 1/3 cup dark cocoa
- 1 cup hot coffee
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup oil
- 1 cup milk or cold coffee
Grease & flour a 9 x 13 pan or 2 round 8 or 9 inch cake pans. Mix flour, sugar, cocoa, hot coffee,baking soda & eggs in a mixing bowl. Add baking powder, salt, oil & milk or cold coffee. Bake @ 350 degrees for 30 - 45 minutes depending on pan size. The batter will be very thin but bakes up wonderfully. Test for with a toothpick.
NOTES* This recipe is VERY versatile and can be made gluten free, lactose free and egg free by substituting your favorite dietary required ingredients.
If you want a stronger coffee flavor add 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules to the hot coffee. Then top it with cappuccino mousse (off the shelf mix works great).
I use it as the base for turtle cake.
For Chocolate Raspberry cake add about 2 teaspoons raspberry flavoring to the cake batter. Then use a can of prepared fudge frosting (or make your own) and add another teaspoon raspberry flavoring to it after softening it in the microwave for a few seconds and you have chocolate raspberry cake.
Bake it in a jelly roll pan and you have moist cake type brownies.
The possibilities are endless. Just use your imagination!
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