How to make it

  • CAKE
  • In a large bowl, combine coffee and cocoa; beat on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add oil; beat for 30 seconds; add buttermilk; beat for
  • 30 seconds; add baking soda; beat for 30 seconds; add salt; beat for 30 seconds; add vanilla extract; beat for 30 seconds; add eggs; beat for 30 seconds; add sugar; beat for 30 seconds. Add flour; beat for 5 minutes. Batter will be very bubbly. Pour batter into greased 9 x
  • 13-inch pan and bake at 375 degrees F for 35-40 minutes.
  • To assemble the cake: Prepare cake as directed. When cake has
  • cooled, place the cake in freezer for at least 30 minutes. Prepare
  • buttercream icing (recipes follows), then shape into 1-inch rolls,
  • placing on frozen cake, 1 inch apart across the top of the cake.
  • Return to the freezer for at least an additional 15 minutes. Apply
  • cooled fudge frosting (recipe follows) to the top of cake, covering
  • buttercream rolls completely. Return to freezer for several minutes
  • or more to set frosting.
  • Place butter in mixing bowl, add 2 cups powdered sugar; mix at low
  • speed to obtain smooth paste. Whip at medium speed, adding the milk slowly and gradually until light and fluffy. Using a clean bowl and beater, whip the egg whites until stiff while adding the 1/2 cup
  • powdered sugar slowly. Mix this meringue slowly into the above
  • buttered mixture. Add vanilla extract, salt and remaining 1/2 cup
  • powdered sugar. This last amount of sugar can be doubled if stiffer
  • icing is desired.
  • Over medium-high heat, combine buttermilk, sugar, corn syrup, cocoa, salt and half of the butter. Bring mixture to a boil. When mixture reaches the soft-ball stage, remove from heat. Add remaining butter, powdered sugar and vanilla extract. This will have a "pouring consistency. "

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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    Awesome stuff! got my 5
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  • bambi123 14 years ago
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    love this one thanks high5
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