Baking · jesscrafting

Chocolate Cake Recipe

Hi Everyone its Chocolate Cake Time!

I love love LOVE to bake and am always looking for easy and delicious recipes to do. I like recipes that I can finish quickly since I tend to do a lot of baking at night time.  I have been wanting to make a chocolate cake for a while since I have been making sponge cakes and meringues for the past couple of weeks. Most of the cake recipes that I found either used cake mix or had obscure ingredients that I did not have on hand. I finally found one that I could finish in a couple of hours on Jennifer’s Foodess Blog! I followed Jennifer’s recipe except for the buttermilk. I substituted it with milk and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar instead of 1. I had all the ingredients on hand and so I started baking it at 9 pm at night. The cake was moist and was not too sweet which I really like.

For the buttercream frosting I used the recipe on Alice’s Savoury Sweet Life Blog 🙂 For Alice’s recipe I cut all the ingredients in half since I didn’t want any left over icing because I always forget about it in the fridge and have to throw it out later.

Here are the pictures of the process.

After mixing the dry and wet ingredients together


After adding the 1 cup of coffee


Ready to Bake!


The underside of the cake after it was done baking


Ready to Eat!


I was done at around 10 pm and let the buttercream icing harden in the fridge before eating it for breakfast the next day 😛 Easy and delicious!




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