Recipe by Barb Anderson
"This is a delicious cake, great for birthdays. I have always been asked for the recipe whenever I serve this cake. Enjoy!"
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unsweetened cocoa powder
2 1/4 cups
1 1/2 teaspoons
1 1/2 teaspoons
semisweet chocolate chips
unsweetened cocoa powder
strong brewed coffee
This is a chocolate delight! I made it for a friend's birthday, and it was devoured-not a crumb for her to take home. I doubled the frosting and added choc. sprinkles for even more chocolate if it's possible. Not too sweet-just the way I like it!! My hat's off to Barb.
I cook professionally and was curious about this cake. The ingredients are complimentary, yet the finished product has an off flavor. I tried this cake on multiple occasions just in case there was something wrong with the ingredients, but the flavor presisted.
I'm chewing this as I type so I can be as honest as possible. It's cake, just plain chocolate cake. Not dry but certainly not the moist cake I was hoping for. It's dark in color but it's not strongly chocolate. It's not very sweet and not very moist. Bakes up beautifully and it's not bad, just not something I would make again when I think I want a slice of chocolate cake. Sorry.
My search for a chocolate cake for my friend's Birthday brought me to All Recipes. I made my first cake last week and have since made two more this week alone (each of them have been pried from my hands before I could even admire my work)
I have nothing but great things to say about this cake!! I don't bake often and this was the first cake I baked from scratch. It was no problem for me.
I added the pudding and extra 1/3 cup of oil like some other users suggested and I also use cream cheese frosting instead of the chocolate glaze.
I have been demanded to make this cake for a fundraiser coming up. Everyone just LOVES. This cake.
now I just have to learn how to decorate it better
It turned out great, I read somme other reviews and those helped out. The cake was very moist and yummy, I made it for a Birthday get-together for my husband and it was gone before it was over, one attendee had 3 pieces! Made it with chocolate buttercream icing and that gave it the perfect touch!!
I made this cake for my daughter 9th bday and it was a great hit. A real old fashioned chocolate cake with great coco flavor. I used my favorite frosting recipe but changed nothing else. Next time, and there will be a next time, I would consider using mini chocolate chips or just chopping up block chocolate as the chips were a bit chunky and made the cake rise a bit unevenly. Take care not to over bake - I let it cook a few minutes over and next time will have it out a bit earlier. All around a winner. A great recipe to have - Thanks barb for sharing
FABULOUS!!! I live up in the mountains of Montana, and I have a very difficult time with baking, but I followed other reviewers' suggestions and increased the oil to 1-1/3 cups, increased the coffee and cocoa to 1/3 cup of each, plus added a package of cook 'n serve Jello Vanilla pudding - this is by far the BEST chocolate cake I have ever made! Moist, tender, flavorful, rich, yummy - I made a lifelong friend by sending some to a very busy neighbor, too. I also used the Coffee Butter Frosting recipe from this site, as suggested - PERFECT! Wish I could give this recipe 10 stars!!!
I have made this for two birthday celebrations now ans both times it has got rave reviews!! Very decadent and the chocolate chips in the cake make for little bits of extra chocolate in some bites.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Barb's Chocolate Cake
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 650
** Calories from Fat: 372
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