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I turned it into cupcakes for my son's school cupcake wars and to me it took the cake

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chefizz December 09, 2012

Just as it says

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lcarnder December 04, 2012

delicious! Thank you.
I even adjusted it ever so slightly.... sorry... to make it kid friendly without the coffee, added a cup of hot milo (4 heaped teaspoons of milo) yummy. But the coffee in it is delicious

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songhurstk December 01, 2012

Absolutely fantastic cake recipe. Everyone I made it for enjoyed it, it tastes well with vanilla ice cream also. The coffee I added was hazelnut and it added such a wonderful extra taste to the cake.

The only thing I would change is to add a bit of sugar(about 1/4 cup) to the frosting if your making it for a birthday party or something for kids or teens. I'm 17 and I don't mind it that much, but my 14 year old sister didn't like the frosting at all.

Otherwise, amazing cake recipe, I plan on making this in the future!

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Unisat November 29, 2012

I am so not a cake baker, but I made this cake for a good friend's birthday this past weekend. It took about 40 minutes to bake in 9" pans, but otherwise it is great! Moist and flavorful! Thanks for posting.

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CaliforniaJan November 18, 2012

Very easy to make and comes out very delicious too!

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waheedah October 24, 2012

Perfect didn't make the icing since I made it into an ice cream cake and put a chocolate sauce between and topped with whip cream. For a birthday! Made 2 days ahead based on comments and reduced the salt. Thanks can't wait to make again!

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newtocookingm&m October 17, 2012

I followed the recipe exactly & was very pleased with how the cake turned out.It was very moist with a good chocolate flavor.I. baked it in two nine inch rounds and assemled like a layer cake for a birthday party.Everyone enjoyed it. The icing was tricky.I used all butter because I didn"t have shortening so after whipping for ten minutes it still looked a little grainy & watery so I added two cups of powdered sugar and it was fine.I made and iced the cake a day ahead & stored in the fridge overnight. Will be making again.

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JessZ. October 13, 2012

While the cake was easy to prepare, it was just too moist and light to maintain a shape. Its texture made for getting it out of a properly greased and floured pan a rather unpleasant experience. I did tamp the quite flavorful pieces in a smaller cylindrical mold and made a denser cake-for-one. I used the rest of the original batter to make cupcakes that were perfectly comestible.

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Otkon October 06, 2012

Taste was good; icing had little flavor. Really didn't do much for me. Wasn't bad, wasn't excellent. I've had much better luck (and received more compliments) with the "Just A Cake" recipe here on Food.com.

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moose_kristi October 04, 2012
The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need! (Devil's Food)