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Black cake recipe

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jamaican black cake on table with cherries and drink behind it

This rich and moist Jamaican Black Cake will be the centerpiece dessert that's perfect for any holiday or celebration. Black Cake, also known as rum cake, Christmas cake, and wedding cake, depending on when it's served, is a staple dessert in all of the Caribbean.

Nanny’s Black Midnight Cake ~ Dark, chocolate layer cake with a rich dark chocolate frosting... It’s perfectly sweet and super moist and light.

Nanny's Black Midnight Cake - A delicious black midnight chocolate cake - an old family recipe that has been passed down through generations!

Want to make a perfect black drip cake? This recipe is super easy & walks you through everything you need to know about drip cakes!

4 · 36 minutes · This black drip cake recipe is a total show stopper! It's moist, packed with chocolate flavor, and naturally colored with dark cocoa powder!!

24 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature (112g), large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cup Cocoa powder, black
  • 1 Gel food coloring, black
  • 2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 Open star frosting tip
  • 4 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt, fine
  • 1 1/2 cup Semi sweet chocolate chip
  • 3 tsp Vanilla
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 8 inch Cake pans
  • 10 inch Greaseproof cake board
  • 1 Spinning cake stand
Dairy
  • 2 cups Butter, unsalted
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup Heavy cream
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water
Other
  • Bench Scraper
  • Electric hand mixer or stand mixer
  • Large offset spatula
  • Small Piping Bag
The ultimate in dark chocolate, this black cocoa powder cake is easy, yet makes a gorgeously dark presentation. After writing our guide to black cocoa powder and testing all kinds of chocolate cakes, our Instagram friends LOVED the look of our chocolate cake made with black cocoa powder. And I 100% don’t blame them. It’s fudgy, moist and has a gorgeously dark look. Today I’m sharing how to make this homemade chocolate cake.

30 · 50 minutes · The ultimate in dark chocolate, this black cocoa powder cake is easy, yet makes a gorgeously dark presentation. After writing our guide to black cocoa powder and testing all kinds of chocolate cakes, our Instagram friends LOVED the look of our chocolate cake made with black cocoa powder. And I 100% don’t blame them. It’s fudgy, moist and has a gorgeously dark look. Today I’m sharing how to make this homemade chocolate cake.

15 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs at room temperature (95 grams), large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 3/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Baking soda
  • 3/4 cup Cocoa powder, unsweetened black
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 cups Granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3 tsp Vanilla
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Canola oil
Drinks
  • 1 cup Coffee, strong hot
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 8 tbsp Heavy cream
Brooklyn blackout cake | Ovenly The good stuff. blog | Ovenly

This black-as-night bittersweet treat is one of our most beloved and indulgent. It’s made with cocoa noir and Brooklyn Brewery's Black Chocolate Stout, then smothered and filled with our dark chocolate pudding buttercream. Not too sweet with hints of malt, it's kind of like an Oreo but better... because it's cake

Black Cake, A Christmas Treat Emily Dickinson Loved To Bake

If something called a black cake sounds like a perfect Christmas sweet from a famously reclusive poet prone to black moods – well, it is. Emily Dickinson not only wrote…

This double chocolate cake is everything a chocolate cake should be: fudgy, moist, intensely chocolaty. When assembled into layers with chocolate ganache slathered in between, it becomes the perfect birthday finale for any chocolate lover. As a half recipe topped with black velvet icing, it can be an elegant dessert, a perfect treat to snack on with your morning coffee or afternoon espresso. #chocolate #cake #birthday #dessert

50 · Adapted from: Gourmet via Epicurious Notes: The original recipe calls for making a chocolate ganache, which sounds heavenly, but I have always adored my grandmother’s chocolate glaze recipe — it’s called black velvet icing and it contains eggs, which is odd, but it’s so good — so that is the one I use. If you want to use Gourmet’s chocolate ganache, find it here. Some commenters have found the amount not to be enough for a full cake, so I've updated the quantities below to be a double…

16 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs, large
  • 6 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Baking soda
  • 3 oz Chocolate, fine quality semisweet
  • 1 1/2 cups Cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1 Heaping 1/2 cup of confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 8 oz Semi-sweet chocolate
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Vanilla
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3/4 cup Vegetable oil
Drinks
  • 1 1/2 cups Coffee, hot
Dairy
  • 8 tbsp Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Buttermilk
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Black Magic Cake | "I have made this a few times and it is truly one of the best chocolate cakes ever. It is so moist." #allrecipes #cakerecipes #bakingrecipes #dessertrecipes #cakes #vintagecakes #vintagecakerecipes #oldfashionedcakes

3116 · 45 minutes · Black Magic Cake | "I have made this a few times and it is truly one of the best chocolate cakes ever. It is so moist." #allrecipes #cakerecipes #bakingrecipes #dessertrecipes #cakes #vintagecakes #vintagecakerecipes #oldfashionedcakes

11 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 3/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Baking soda
  • 3/4 cup Cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups White sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
Drinks
  • 1 cup Coffee, strong
Dairy
  • 1 cup Buttermilk