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Moist Yellow Cake With Mocha Buttercream Frosting

Total Time: 45 min.
Servings: 12

What you need

2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
10 Tablespoons Butter, Softened
1 cup Cocoa Powder
1 whole Egg Yolks
2 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
1 2/3 cup Granulated Sugar
2 Tablespoons Half & Half or Milk
1/2 cup Milk
2/3 cup Plain Yogurt
4 cups Powdered Sugar
1 pinch Sea Salt
1/4 cup Strong Coffee
1 tablespoon Vanilla
2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
3 whole Eggs

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How to do it

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Grease 2 (8") Cake Pans with butter and line bottoms with parchment paper, butter parchment paper.

3. Cream cold butter and add sugar. Beat until light and fluffy on medium speed.

4. Scrape sides of bowl and add egg yolk and eggs one at a time beating well between each addition. Scrape sides of bowl as needed.

5. Add vanilla, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

6. Mix until well combined. Scrape sides of bowl.

7. Add flour, yogurt and milk.

8. Mix on medium low speed just until combined being careful not to over mix.

9. Divide batter evenly between cake pans and bake for 26-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of each cake comes out clean.

10. Remove cake from oven and cool for 10 minutes in pans. Then invert onto a cooling rack and finish cooling to room temperature.

11. To make Mocha Buttercream Frosting: Cream together butter, cocoa powder and salt until smooth.

12. Add coffee, half & half or milk, vanilla extract and powdered sugar.

13. Mix on medium low speed until well combined and smooth. Scrape sides of bowl as needed.

14. For a level cake trim top off of cake.

15. Spread 1/3 of the Mocha Buttercream Frosting. Top with second layer and frost sides and top of cake.

16. For the cleanest cut refrigerate cake for 1-2 hours to help frosting set before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories
492.45cal ( 24.62% of daily need)
Fat
13.18g ( 20.28% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
7.75g ( 48.43% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
91.62g ( 30.54% of daily need)
Sugar
68.46g ( 76.07% of daily need)
Cholesterol
85.99mg ( 28.66% of daily need)
Sodium
164.04mg ( 7.13% of daily need)
Alcohol
0.6g ( 3.34% of daily need)
Caffeine
18.46mg ( 6.15% of daily need)
Protein
6.42g ( 12.84% of daily need)
Manganese
0.45mg ( 22.52% of daily need)
Selenium
14.43µg ( 20.62% of daily need)
Phosphorus
178.24mg ( 17.82% of daily need)
Copper
0.32mg ( 16.23% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.25mg ( 14.93% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.21mg ( 13.84% of daily need)
Folate
54.53µg ( 13.63% of daily need)
Iron
2.42mg ( 13.46% of daily need)
Fiber
3.03g ( 12.11% of daily need)
Magnesium
46mg ( 11.5% of daily need)
Calcium
84.02mg ( 8.4% of daily need)
Vitamin A
411.38IU ( 8.23% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
1.59mg ( 7.96% of daily need)
Potassium
265.38mg ( 7.58% of daily need)
Zinc
0.98mg ( 6.56% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
0.46mg ( 4.58% of daily need)
Vitamin B12
0.25µg ( 4.19% of daily need)
Vitamin D
0.63µg ( 4.18% of daily need)
Vitamin E
0.47mg ( 3.13% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
0.05mg ( 2.63% of daily need)
Vitamin K
1.2µg ( 1.15% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
5.03%
Fat
23.23%
Carbs
71.74%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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