Cocoa Mocha Layer Cake

Serving Size  : 12

Ingredients :

  • 2 cups                          flour
  • 1/2 cup                        cocoa
  • 1/2 cup                        unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups                    sugar
  • 2  teaspoons                baking soda
  • 1/2  cup                        milk
  • 1 cup                             boiling water
  • 1/2 teaspoon               salt


  • 6 tablespoons                       unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons                       cocoa
  • 3 cups                                     confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 teaspoon                              vanilla
  • 6 tablespoons                        hot coffee

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together flour, cocoa, and salt; set aside. Cream butter and sugar together in a large mixer bowl until lightly colored. Add baking soda to milk; add alternately with dry ingredients to creamed Mixture. add boiling water, blending well. Pour into 2 well buttered and floured 9-inch layer pans ( or 9x 13 inch pan). Bake 30 Min. cool on a rack 10 minutes before removing from pans. Cool thoroughly on rack before frosting.

To prepare frosting: Blend cocoa, sugar and butter together well. slowly add hot coffee, stirring until a smooth spreading consistency. Add vanilla. Fill between layers, cover top and sides of cake.

Recipe By      : BARB

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