Moist Chocolate Layer Cake

Moist Chocolate Layer Cake

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"I make a moist chocolate cake for my birthday. I didn't buy a birthday cake, I make of my own. I make a three-layer cake of this moist chocolate cake, all my friends they like it all. Everyone eats this cake. Next time I make for my husband's birthday cake."
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55 m servings 460 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 460 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 24.9 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.1g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 477 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan; dust pan with 2 teaspoons cocoa powder or as needed.
  2. Whisk cake flour, 3/4 cup cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Mix sugar and canola oil in a mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Beat eggs into sugar and oil, one at a time, blending in the first egg before adding the second. Gradually beat milk, coffee, and vanilla extract into sugar mixture until smooth.
  3. Reduce mixer speed to low and beat flour mixture into wet ingredients. Stir sour cream into batter. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean or with moist crumbs, about 40 minutes.


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Best chocolate cake recipe I have made! SUPER Moist, even though I substituted no fat greek yogurt for sour cream, and I used 1 cup of splenda and 1 cup of brown sugar rather than 2 cups of suga...

This cake is moist and delicious but make sure you mix the sour cream well! I ended up with small clumps of sour cream in the cake. Sour cream is thick so you really have to mix it well. Despite...

Best chocolate cake I've ever made, but next time I will mix in the sour cream a little better. I had white streaks through the cake of sour cream. They weren't bad, they just didn't look pretty.

This is the best chocolate cake recipe EVER!!! I made this for my boyfriends' dad's birthday and everyone loved it!!!!!! I will continue to make this for events ! So moist and so good !

This has got to be the best chocolate cake I have ever made. Crazy moist and delicious! I made it as a bundt cake because I didn't feel like taking all the time to frost layers and stuff. I j...

This cake is amazing!!! No changes were made. I have never had cake this moist. No frosting is needed, it's that good! I was a bit nervous as the batter seemed very runny but all came out well...

This was the best chocolate cake ever! I used regular flour because I didn't have cake flour and I wanted a solid texture. I also added chocolate chips to the batter in the pans and mixed it b...

This case is too moist and fluffy! Will surely make this again I just made a small change. I used curd father than sourcream... I did Not use coffee

Really wonderful spongy cake. I was a bit apprehensive, but let me tell you this is an absolute wonderful cake! Going to be making this again and again! Thank you for this!

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