Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake

This Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake is without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I've ever made! It is perfectly moist, fluffy, and packed with chocolate and coffee flavor.


This Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake is without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I've ever made! It is perfectly moist, fluffy, and packed with chocolate and coffee flavor.

This Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake is without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I’ve ever made! It is perfectly moist, fluffy, and packed with chocolate and coffee flavor.



This Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake is without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I've ever made! It is perfectly moist, fluffy, and packed with chocolate and coffee flavor.

Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake

Yield: 14-16 Servings
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

This Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake is without a doubt, this is the best chocolate cake I've ever made! It is perfectly moist, fluffy, and packed with chocolate and coffee flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 3 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups brewed coffee, cooled
  • 1-1/3 cups sour cream

FROSTING:

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 6 tablespoons brewed coffee
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with coffee and sour cream, beating well after each addition.
  2. Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Beat in the chocolate, coffee and vanilla until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread between layers and over top and sides of cake. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Information
Yield 16 Serving Size 1 slice
Amount Per Serving Calories 674Total Fat 39gSaturated Fat 23gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 136mgSodium 539mgCarbohydrates 74gFiber 3gSugar 49gProtein 9g

Nutrition data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix, and should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate.



Recipe and Photo: Med Coolman / CC BY

Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake
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