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Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

There Is Nothing Like A Homemade Chocolate Cake

In this day and age we as busy working people are going more for the packet cake mixes then making ones from scratch. Its such a shame that the home made cakes from our grandmothers and great grandmothers generations that were being handed down are starting to become a thing of the past. It doesn’t have to be this way you just need to find the right recipe that is easy, and there is nothing like the smell of a chocolate cake in the oven.

A Chocolate buttermilk cake adds another dimension, the buttermilk can make a standard chocolate cake extra moist, it is well worth a try.

Chocolate Buttermilk Cake


  • 2½ cups flour
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup hot strong coffee


  1. Mix and blend all dry ingredients, except sugar.
  2. Cream sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk until blended. Then gradually add the dry ingredients.
  3. Add the hot coffee by pouring a slow stream against the inside of the bowl while mixing. Batter will be thin.
  4. Pour into 2 or 3 greased and floured layer pans or a 9 x 13 in pan. Bake at 350 degrees approximately 20 -25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Source:-  Serving Up Southern