Raya's Black Magic Cake!

>> Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Raya sent this recipe out a while ago, and since so many ppl from this group gave amazing reviews for it, I decided to take a chance and make it. SO glad I did, this is the best chocolate cake recipe that I have ever made, and I have tried gazillions of them.

Here's a pic of the cake as it just came out of the oven!! The smell was just amazing!!!

How pretty is this....Raya just sent me a pic of her beautifully decorated famous Chocolate Cake!!

Sprinkled with some powdered sugar....so pretty!!!


1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup strong brewed coffee
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans or one 9x13 inch pan. 
  • In large bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the centre. 
  • Add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed. Batter will be thin. Pour into prepared pans. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes, then remove from pans and finish cooling on a wire rack. Fill and frost as desired.


Rana,  February 1, 2010 at 9:34 PM  

Looks awesome, mashallah!

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