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Black Magic Cake

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2 c sugar
1 3/4 c all purpose flour
3/4 c Hershey's cocoa
2 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
1 t salt
2 eggs
1 c buttermilk or sour milk*
1 c strong coffee (or 2 t powdered instant and 1 c boiling water) cool before using
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 t vanilla

Heat oven to 350°.

Grease and flour 2 nine inch round pans, or one 13x9.

Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.

Add eggs, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes batter will be thin).

Pour evenly into prepared pans.

Bake 30-35 minutes for round pans or 35-40 minutes for 13x9.

*To sour milk: mix 1 T white vinegar plus milk to equal one cup

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