Chocolate Kahlua Cake

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Beat egg whites until frothy; then add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form; set aside.
  • Cream butter and brown sugar until fluffy; add egg yolks one at a time, beating after each addition.
  • Sift flour, cocoa, and baking soda together in a separate bowl; add to creamed mixture alternatively with coffee and Kahlua, blending well.
  • Fold egg whites into batter.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until done; cool 10 minutes; invert on wire rack; remove pans.
  • Cool completely before frosting.
  • To prepare frosting, cream butter and confectioners sugar in a large bowl.
  • Add cocoa, Kahlua, and coffee, beating until smooth.
  • Spread frosting on cake; garnish cake with shaved chocolate, if desired.
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