Gigi's Black Spice Cake and Chocolate Frosting

This is my great grandmothers recipe that has been passed down to me by my mother. I have made minor changes to it since it was given to me but the bones of the recipe are still the same.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease and flour 13 x 9 in pan.
  • In a large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffly, about 1 minute.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
  • Fold in mayonnaise.
  • Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternatively in 3 additions, beginning and ending with flour. Beat until just mixed.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool for 1-2 hours until no longer warm to touch and frost.
  • Frosting: In a medium bowl, Sift together powdered sugar and cocoa.
  • Add melted butter and coffee and beat until smooth.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Frost cooled cake.
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"This is my great grandmothers recipe that has been passed down to me by my mother. I have made minor changes to it since it was given to me but the bones of the recipe are still the same."

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    This is my great grandmothers recipe that has been passed down to me by my mother. I have made minor changes to it since it was given to me but the bones of the recipe are still the same.
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