Black magic cake or hersheys black magic cake is truly a rich and beautiful cake.I baked this for my nephews 1st bday. The cake came out fantastic and I baked it in my new OTG where the outcome was simply mind blowing. Coming back to the frosting I tried my level best but wasn't a neat job.I adapted the cake recipe from Hersheys and chocolate butter cream frosting from Alice's blog.The cake turned out very soft and tasty.My house was fully filled with the aroma of chocolate while the baking process was going on and we were all drooling .
flour-1 ¾ cups
cup(I used Hintz)
coffee-1 cup or 2 tsp powdered instant coffee plus 1 cup boiling water
- Preheat the oven
to 350 F (180 C), sieve and stir together sugar,flour cocoa,baking powder,baking soda and
salt in a large bowl.
- In another
bowl beat eggs one at a time,add buttermilk,oil,essence and beat with the
electric beater until frothy.
- Add sieved
flour mixture little by little and beat it further until you finish all the
- Scrape off
the sides and beat it further until you get a smooth mixture.
- Grease and
flour two 9” round baking pans or one 13*9*2 inch baking pan.
- Add the
cake batter and bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
- Insert a
wooden pick at the centre of the cake to
check if it is baked,if it comes out clean cake is done.
- Cool for
10 minutes,remove from pans to wire racks
and cool it completely.
- Frost as
- You may enjoy it with vanilla ice cream.
For frosting you may follow this link of Alice
And there goes the last piece