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It made an awesomely rich and moist cake. I will be holding on to this recipe!

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Debraplant78 October 24, 2015

Yup, this is an absolutely wonderful chocolate cake!! However, I made this on a Friday night, frosted on Saturday morning, had the first bite on Saturday afternoon, and actually agreed with Juliann; somehow heavy and there seemed to be too much frosting. But... when I had this on Sunday, I was in chocolate heaven. As the cake had sat in the fridge overnight, the flavours had blended together beautifully and the cake was just perfect! So, my tastebuds would recommend that you make this at least one day ahead and keep in the fridge. Thank you for the recipe, Karen, I'm in luuurve with this cake!!

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stormylee June 09, 2003

Oh my god, thank-you so much for the choc cake recipe. Have tried so many choc cake recipes but this one by far beats them all. Made the cake today and it is so super moist soft and heavenly. It rose perfectly in the oven. I will only be baking this from now on. Wicked cake . Thank-you Karen Miryana

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mcurcic November 13, 2015

Very moist wonderful texture going to keep recipe on file

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Brenda M. November 10, 2015

I was skeptical trying to make cake from scratch rather than from a box, but when I read all the reviews I decided to give it a go. Boy am I glad I did! This recipe turned out amazing!! I did exactly like the instructions stated. I made cupcakes instead and cooked them at the same temperature the instructions stated but only for 25 minutes. I did not make the but the cupcakes were amazing!! Definetly will make it again.

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Stephanie F. November 08, 2015

I make celebration cakes for a living and i have tried soooo many chocolate cakes and searched every book i knew and kept on being disappointed....then one day i googled it....and this recipe claiming to be "the only chocolate cake you'll ever need" came up and boy i'm telling you...it does what it says on the tin....so to speak...nothing has come close to or beaten this absolutely beautiful cake.....i have been using it now for about 2 years and will never ever use any other. I have even had to re-print it as my first copy is worn out....all i can say is thank you! thank you! thank you!

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Issi September 29, 2015

Very easy and delicious. I skipped the icing step and just made some whipped cream to dollop on each serving. It was a big hit! Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

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Percysperson September 03, 2015

I was following a chocolate flan recipe and didn't want to use the boxed Devil's Food Cake, so I tried this recipe instead. It was AMAZING!!!! I played around with it with different kinds of flan as well, tastes great together.

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Simone L. August 29, 2015

I have made this cake many many times and it is absolutely EXCELLENT!!! This last time, I completely forgot to add the oil (by accident) and it was still a great cake. No one knows, but me. I thought it was slightly drier than normal (becuz it's such a moist cake), and I remembered that I didn't add any oil. So, if you're trying to cut down on fat, maybe add less oil and see how you like it !!

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RN4IttyBits September 09, 2013

This was amazing! I was kind of leery about the coffee as i hate coffee but decided to just go for it. Wow do not skip out on the coffee i made this for last christmas and am now planning on making it for Thanksgiving this is clearly my go to chocolate cake recipe. If you are a chocolate lover such as myself, you will not be disappointed in this incredibly moist recipe.

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Eternitii October 28, 2012
The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need! (Devil's Food)