• Cooking Time: 60 min.
  • Servings: 9-12
  • Preparation Time: 2 min.


This rich and delicious dark chocolate cake is super moist and will keep you coming back for more and more.


  • 1 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Frosting-
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese (softened)
  • ½ cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease two 9” round baking pans (or one 9×13” baking pan.
  • In a large bowl combine flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Into the well add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, vegetable oil and vanilla extract. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed or until well combined.
  • Pour batter into baking pans (if using two 9” round baking pans evenly divide the batter between the two). Place into the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove from the baking pans and finish cooling on a wire rack.
  • While the cake is cooling, to make the cream cheese frosting- In a medium bowl cream the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in vanilla extract and then beat in the confectioner’s sugar, a little at a time until you have reached your desired spreading consistency. Fill and frosting the cake with the cream cheese frosting.

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