Hershey’s Black Magic Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee**
  • 1 cup buttermilk*
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
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Description

Preparation:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients.
  2. In a separate bowl or large -liquid- measuring cup add the eggs, coffee, buttermilk, oil and vanilla; mix it with manual whisker, or beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes (batter will be thin).
  3. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.

* To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup

** I use decaffeinated coffee. 2 teaspoons powdered instant coffee plus 1 cup water