Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

I got this recipe from a very dear friend. This absolutely the very best chocolate cake ever. It is the most requested at family gatherings frosted with the Whoopie Pie Filling that I have posted with my cupcakes--Mimi's Whoopie Pie Filled Chocolate Cupcakes. It is also good with a Butter Frosting. This cake is so moist and dark because of the coffee. It is so easy because you dump everything in a bowl and lastly put in the coffee and it is ready to bake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put everything into a mixing bowl EXCEPT the hot coffee; beat well.
  2. Add the hot coffee and mix.
  3. Put into a 9x13 greased pan or layer pans.
  4. Bake 375 degree oven for about 25-30 minutes or till done.
  5. Frost when cool.
Most Helpful

This is also known as Black Magic Cake. It has been my favorite chocolate cake for decades, and the only one that I make.

foodie February 03, 2013

wonderful its the best i've had homemade. So much better then a box mix. So moist and just the right sweetness this is definately my chocolate cake from now on thanks so much

Deb Mejia November 16, 2008