Black Magic Cake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by ellie_

An interesting cake that makes good use of brewed coffee and buttermilk.

Top Review by marjoy5475

So if you use 2tsp of instant coffee, you have to use 1 cup of boiling water as well

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10 x 13 inch cake pan.
  3. In a large bowl combine the first 6 ingredients (flour - salt).
  4. In a small bowl beat eggs and add the next 4 ingredients (coffee - vanilla).
  5. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  6. Pour batter into a prepared pan.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 40-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Let cake cool while preparing frosting.
  9. To make frosting: melt the chocolate and butter in a doube boiler over simmering water or melt chocolate in microwave.
  10. Pour melted chocolate into a mixing bowl and beat in sugar alternately with the milk, beating until fluffy and then add the salt and vanilla, beating until desired consistency is reached (you may need to add more sugar).
  11. Spread frosting on cooled cake.

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