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Blackout Pound Cake

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1 1/2 C plus 1 1/2 tbsp all-purpose flour
3/4 C cocoa (preferable Dutch processed)
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
2 C sugar
1/2 C canola oil
1 C buttermilk
1 C brewed coffee, at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Butter and flour 1 (8-cup) bundt cake pan, shaking out the excess.

Sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.


In a mixer with a whip attachment, beat eggs and sugar until thick and lemon-colored.

Beat in canola oil.

Alternately add dry ingredients with buttermilk, scraping the bowl once or twice.

Add the coffee and vanilla to form a thin batter.

Pour into prepared cake pan.

Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cake comes out clean, about 50 minutes.

Cool in pan for 15 minutes.

Invert onto a cooling rack and cool completely.

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I just love what coffee does with chocolate in a recipe, this sounds delicious. Thanks for posting.

Sounds good! love any thing with coffee in it! Thank you, I gota try this.

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