Cakes

Dark Chocolate Cake with Coffee Buttercream

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A beautiful Dark Chocolate Cake with Coffee Buttercream that will wake up your tastebuds, cure that chocolate craving, and have you wishing there was more!

12
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

2 cups sugar

3/4 cup cocoa powder

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1 cup strong coffee (it can be hot, warm or cool)

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup coconut oil, melted

1 Tablespoon vanilla

For Buttercream
4 sticks butter

5 cups powdered sugar, sifted

1/2 cup strong coffee, cooled

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 Tablespoon espresso powder

For Chocolate Ganache
1 cup dark chocolate chips

3/4 cup heavy whipping cream

3 Heath Candy Bars, chopped roughly, for topping
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Prep your baking pans. I use the parchment paper method in the bottom of my cake pans, but you’re welcome to grease and flour – whatever works best for you. In a mixing...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
1258

Sodium
484mg
20% DV

Fat
83g
128% DV

Protein
8g
16% DV

Carbs
120g
41% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV