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Video: Black Magic Cake

See how to make one of moistest chocolate cakes in existence.

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See how to make one of the moistest cakes around—and one of the spookiest. Black Magic Cake gets its unique color (and a caffeine boost) from a surprising liquid ingredient. Watch the video to see the best way to add the liquid ingredients to the dry ones. This cake requires buttermilk; if you don't have it on hand, the video tells you an easy way to make it using white vinegar and (you guessed it!) milk. This extra-dark cake is a favorite at Halloween, but it's so tasty you'll find other days to make it. An easy from-scratch cake, it's ready in 1 hour! Watch the video, then get the recipe for Black Magic Cake. For more ideas, check out the chocolate cake videos page.

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Dec. 31, 2014 5:43 am
had to laugh when I saw this recipe listed because this Black Magic Cake used to be on the back of Hershey's Cocoa container when I was a kid (a LONG time ago!) Fortuneately I had written it into my recipe book I got as a wedding shower gift 39 years ago! It is an AWESOME recipe!
Aug. 17, 2014 4:49 am
How can i make brewed coffee at home?
May 15, 2014 9:58 am
can you use this recipe and make it into cupcakes
May 15, 2014 5:34 am
Instead of using liquid buttermilk I recommend powder buttermilk . Just follow the directions on the can to make aliquid . This is much better than store brought liquid buttermilk and you can put the powder buttermilk in the freezer so you will always have buttermilk on hand. You can also use Kiefer .
May 14, 2014 9:38 pm
the cake sounds VERY tasty. Gonna try it as soon as I get some buttermilk because I want to go with buttermilk!
May 14, 2014 7:59 pm
Has anyone tried this? Just wondering how strong the coffee taste is as I love a moist chocolate cake, but am not a big fan of coffee.
May 14, 2014 5:49 pm
JoMarie: I'm sure her hands are very wash your hands before you bake, right?
Nov. 19, 2013 7:48 am
Can't wait to try this one!!!
Oct. 4, 2013 12:31 pm
why does the baker put her hand into the flour? That is not very sanitary.
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