The Best Chocolate Cake

  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 1 hr
Print Save
  • servings:
  • Ingredients

    • 2 cups sugar (400 grams)
    • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (210 grams)
    • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (64 grams)
    • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Flour Black Cocoa, optional (11 grams)
    • 2 teaspoons baking soda (12 grams)
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder (4 grams)
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (6 grams)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup buttermilk (240 mL)
    • 1 cup strong black coffee (I used Green Mountain Coffee’s Vermont Country Blend) (240 mL)
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil (120 mL)
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (4 grams)
    • Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

    Tags

    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 391 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 15.24%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.41%
    • Sodium: 702 mg 29.26%
    • Calcium: 65 mg 6.49%
    • Potassium: 238 mg 6.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.34%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 66 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.8%
    • Sugar: 39 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.29%
    • Vitamin C 0.51%
    • Vitamin D 0.08%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

    OTHER RECIPES YOU MAY LIKE