How to make it

  • Preheat the oven to 350F, grease and line two 9" round pans.
  • Melt the oil and chocolate together in a double boiler or in the microwave. Stir in the brown sugar and set aside.
  • Whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt and espresso powder in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together buttermilk, espresso, egg and vanilla. Add the chocolate mixture and blend well.
  • Stir in the flour mixture until well blended.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, until cakes test done. Cool completely before frosting.
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  • For frosting, sift together sugar and cocoa, set aside.
  • Stir together espresso and milk and set aside.
  • Beat together butter and shortening.
  • Alternate additions of the sugar and the liquids until everything is well incorporated.
  • Chill 30 minutes before filling and frosting the cake.

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  • jo_jo_ba 8 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 605.0
    Total Fat: 28.4 g
    Cholesterol: 39.3 mg
    Sodium: 80.0 mg
    Total Carbs: 92.7 g
    Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
    Protein: 5.6 g
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