This is one of the best chocolate cakes ever! It’s so moist; it’s almost fudgy. If you’re looking for the perfect chocolate cake recipe, look no further. This delicious cake with chocolate cream cheese frosting will make your mouth water just to read about it!
There is something about chocolate that peaks everyone’s taste buds. Although there are a couple people in the world who don’t like it, the rest of the world can’t seem to get enough. Now combine chocolate with the other taste that people love – coffee – and you have a chocolate cake like no other. This is a must-try!
Now that there’s a coffee shop on every corner, there’s never a shortage of really good coffee. Whatever coffee you use when making this recipe, just heat it up before you put it in – hot coffee activates the baking powder and helps make this cake spectacular!
Best Chocolate Cake Recipe
Ingredients for Best Chocolate Cake:
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- ¾ cup cocoa powder
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup oil
- 1 cup hot coffee
- 1 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp. vanilla
Directions for making Best Chocolate Cake:
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease or line with parchment or wax paper two 9-inch cake pans.
Put all ingredients in a bowl and mix until incorporated – don’t overbeat. (The batter will be thin.) Divide evenly among two 9-inch cake pans. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 – 35 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.
Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting Recipe
Ingredients for Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting:
- 2 8-oz. packages cream cheese, room temperature
- 1 cup sugar
- ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 ½ cups pecans, finely chopped (optional)
- 5 cups Cool Whip
Directions for Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting:
Place the cream cheese, sugar, cocoa, and vanilla in large bowl – beat well. Add the Cool Whip and beat thoroughly. Stir in the pecans (if using). Refrigerate until ready to use.
Other delicious cake recipes:
Banana cake recipe – this is one of the best cakes ever invented!
Fresh apple cake recipe – this is a delicious cake with a glaze instead of frosting – delicious!
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