Recipe by ame2
"This recipe, which is over 100 years old, was one of my grandmother's (she raised 11 children and three grandchildren) favorites. Anytime I serve this cake I get requests for the recipe."
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cold brewed coffee
unsweetened cocoa powder
2 1/2 cups
1 (16 ounce) package
confectioners' sugar, sifted
unsweetened cocoa powder
My kids & I loved this cake. It was not dry & the frosting was the best. Couldn't really taste the coffee in the cake, & the chocolate flavor was mild but there was a "subtle" difference compared to most cakes. The kids asked for seconds.
The cake portion of this is fine. The frosting recipe has a major flaw! Either too much butter or not enough confectioner's sugar. I had to add more too it and ran out bc I didn't have enough. The taste was good, but the consistency was horrible!!
This cake is wonderful and I've never been a huge fan of coffee. The coffee flavor is very subtle and it's mostly the moist chocolate cake that you taste. It's my youngest daughter's new favorite cake and I know I'll be making this for her birthday for many years to come! Thanks for the great recipe!!
Made this cake last week. This was the: 1. First layer cake I have ever made 2. First cake I have ever made from scratch 3. First icing I have ever made from scratch This cake could not have been easier to make. However, it didn't taste like I anticipated it. The cake did turn out very moist and very rich. I would make it again for company!
I just made this cake and it is amazing!! This is now one of my favorite cake recipes :)
I have not tried it yet. as the last time I had it was about 30 years ago and have been looking for it ever since so very glad to find and I know it will be a delicious treat for the family
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Granny's Mahogany Cake and Frosting
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 363
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