I made a Creamy Peanut butter frosting(Creamy Peanut Butter Frosting) to go on top of this cake. It made the cake taste just like a reeses cup! I thought the idea of putting coffee into a chocolate cake was a little weird but you really can't taste it at all. I used a soy chocolate milk and that didn't seem to change anything about the cake. Oh, and the cake does come out a bit dense but that didn't matter to me. With the peanut butter frosting and i added some crushed butterfingers to the sides of the cake. It looked wonderful and tasted very rich and glorious. Thanks for sharing.
This cake had a great chocolate taste, especially the frosting. I gave it four stars instead of five because it didn't come out nearly as moist as we'd hoped. I followed the recipe exactly, except for adding cinnamon, but it rose like a typical cake. Luckily I checked it after 30 minutes baking time because by that time it was already done. That may have been the biggest factor in the lack of moistness. I'm sure we'll have it again, so next time I'll start checking it after 20 minutes. Thanks for posting.
Absolutely scrumptious cake!!! The coffee gives it just a bit of added richness, and it's truly a great cake - moist, chocolately & flavorful! I also appreciate that it calls for all ordinary ingredients that I already have on hand. I was afraid maybe the batter was a little too runny when I poured it into the pans and that maybe I had misread something, but it turned out perfect, right down to the puckers listed in the instructions! :) The frosting is fabulous also! I did make this in 9" pans and cut about 5 minutes off the baking time. We served this for a dinner with a friend who loves chocolate and there were many happy moans of delight from adults and children alike!! Thank you so much!!
Wow! A chocolate lovers dream! This cake is so incredibly delicious! Rich, moist and so much flavor, I felt like I was eating a piece of cake from a restaraunt off the dessert menu! Very easy to put together too! I didn't use the entire 2/3 cup of chocolate milk in the frosting because I wanted it to be a bit firmer, so just added until I was satisfied. There may have been 2 Tablespoons left? I didn't use the caramel topping on top as the garnish because I completely forgot. How this happened I don't know because it wasn't something I have on hand and bought it just for this recipe! But we did drizzle it on our cut pieces and it was fantastic! I'm so glad you shared this recipe and I will definitely be making it again!
Kelly this cake is fantastic !! I made this today while visiting here out at my brother and SIL's place in Canada. It went over VERY well. I love the addition of the Hershey's syrup and the coffee. truly this is one of those times when I wish we had a 10 star rating system; because I am giving this 10 stars !!
Hmmm, I just thought I was going to be the first to review your cake, Kelly. Oh well, This cake is so awesome.I am not the best cake baker but this really worked out well for me--regarding the previous post, I thought that the frosting might be too thin, but i spread it just after making it(room temp)and it was fine. VERY chocolately cake that looks as good as it tastes.i did bake it for the full 40 mins and that seemed just right. This deserves more than five stars!A Winner--thanks, Kelly!
I saw the picture of this posted today and had to make it. It is a very flavourful chocolate cake and quite easy to make. My frosting was a little runny so next time I might add a little extra icing sugar. I put mine in the fridge to firm up a little. This cake will not last long in my house. Thanks for the recipe.