Desserts

Mocha Devil’s Food Cake

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This Mocha Devil’s Food Cake is simply the best chocolate cake ever! I added espresso powder to give this chocolate cake its mocha flavor. You can leave out the espresso powder and still have a delicious Devil’s Food Cake!

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Ingredients

For the Ganache:
1/3 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon light corn syrup
For the Cake:
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups cold water
For the Frosting:
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon instant espresso coffee powder
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
6 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
Optional: 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
Optional: dark chocolate sprinkles
For the Ganache: Add the chocolate, whipping cream, butter and corn syrup to a small microwave safe bowl. Heat 1 minute and stir until melted and creamy. Set aside to cool to room temperature. ...
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Nutritions

Calories
580

Sodium
495mg
20% DV

Fat
26g
40% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
79g
26% DV

Fiber
5g
23% DV