Perfect One-Bowl Chocolate Layer Cake

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Set oven rack to second-lowest position).
  • Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans ( can use 8-inch cake pans an increase the baking time slightly).
  • In a large bowl combine the sugar with flour, sifted cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix until combined.
  • Add in eggs, cooled coffee, buttermilk or milk, vanilla and oil; mix using an electric mixer at medium speed beat until smooth.
  • Add in the water/coffee mixture and beat for another 2 minutes (batter will be quite thin).
  • Divide mixture evenly between the two cake pans.
  • Bake for about 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done (the baking time will vary depending on what size of pan you use).