Friday, December 20, 2013

Easy Moist Chocolate Party Cake




Hey everyone, guess what? Yes...I know...we got CAKE! But there's more....


We also have a 3 day quick Zulka Morena Pure Cane Sugar giveaway (entry below) and a chance to win a $500 Sur La Table gift card by Uploading your favorite sweet treat recipe with an image of your creation to  Zulka's "Bake-Off" Facebook Tab by December 22!


I love Zulka Moreno Pure Cane Sugar and yes...it gives me a reason to bake up some extra sweet treats!

This Easy Moist Chocolate Party Cake is so simple to make, if you noticed...I have no pictures of the process because it's just that simple...and oh...the addition of hot coffee really takes this cake to another level!


It's Cake Time and don't forget to enter for a chance to win people!

Easy Moist Chocolate Party Cake

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings:  6

Ingredients:

2 cups Zulka Moreno Pure Cane Sugar
3 eggs, room temperature
1 cup milk, room temperature
1 cup coffee, boiling hot
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 3/4 cups of all purpose flour
3/4 cups Cocoa Powder
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt

For the Chocolate Buttercream Glaze:

1 stick butter, room temperature
4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
3 cups confectioners sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup milk

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 12 cup bundt pan and set aside.

Stir together all the dry ingredients in a mixer, add eggs, vanilla, oil and milk and mix for about 2 minutes. Stir in hot coffee and mix for about 1 minute more.

Batter will not be thick, pour into prepared pan and bake at 325 degrees for about 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes.

Check cake with a skewer inserted in the middle at 1 hour. If the skewer comes out clean the cake is ready. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Prepare Chocolate Buttercream Glaze while cake cools.

Mix butter and cream cheese in a mixer until nice and creamy. Add sugar, mix well. Add vanilla and milk slowly, mixing well. Add more milk to thin as desired. 

Pour over cooled cake. Slice and enjoy!





2 comments:

  1. I love Chocolate and this recipe is one of my favorites! Just wanted to tell you!

    ReplyDelete

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