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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Best: Chocolate Mocha Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • ----------------------------BEST: BASIC CAKE MIX----------------------------
  • 8 c Cake-and-pastry flour
  • 6 c Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c Baking powder
  • 2 ts Salt


2 tb Hot water
1 tb Instant coffee granules
3 1/3 c Basic Cake Mix [above]
3/4 c Buttermilk
1/2 c Unsweetened cocoa powder,
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 c Vegetable oil
2 Eggs
2 ts Vanilla

1 pk Cream cheese [250g]
2 ts Vanilla
1 c Icing sugar, sifted

Basic Cake Mix:

In large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt until well

[To store: transfer to airtight container, store in cool dry place for up
to 2 months. Stir well before using.]

Makes enough for 4 cakes.

Best: Chocolate Mocha Cake

In small bowl, stir water with coffee; let cool. In large bowl and using
electric mixer at medium speed, beat Basic Cake Mix, buttermilk, coffee,
cocoa and baking soda for 2 minutes. Add oil, eggs and vanilla; reduce
speed to low and beat for 1 minute.

Pour into greased 9-inch square cake pan; bake in 375F 190C oven for about
35 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let
cool in pan on rack.

Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing:

In bowl, beat cream cheese with vanilla at medium speed for 30 seconds or
until blended. Add icing sugar; beat for 1-1/2 minutes or until smooth and
creamy. Makes 1-1/2 cups.

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