A slice of Chocolate Buttermilk Cake on a plate
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Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Author Serving Up Southen

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup hot strong coffee

Instructions

  1. Mix and blend all dry ingredients, except sugar.
  2. Cream sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk until blended. Then gradually add the dry ingredients.
  3. Add the hot coffee by pouring a slow stream against the inside of the bowl while mixing. Batter will be thin.
  4. Pour into 2 or 3 greased and floured layer pans or a 9 x 13 in pan. Bake at 350 degrees approximately 20 -25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Recipe Notes

Ice with Creamy Chocolate Frosting