Black Magic Cake with Voodoo Frosting


Black Magic Cake with Voodoo Frosting

Black Magic Cake with Voodoo Frosting

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brewed coffee, buttermilk, chocolate fudge topping, cocoa, instant coffee
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Cool & Chill Times 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 459kcal



  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup Hershey’s cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup strong black coffee or 2 teaspoons instant coffee mixed with cup boiling water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk: 1 cup regular milk with 1 tablespoon vinegar added


  • 1 cup chocolate fudge topping
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 4 cups frozen non-dairy topping thawed and divided (like cool-whip)



  • Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Add all the rest of the ingredients. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Batter will be thin. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch cake pans. Bake at 350°F for 30-35 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on rack until ready to frost.


  • For layer filling, combine hot fudge and instant coffee granules in a medium sauce pan; heat until coffee crystals are dissolved. Cool for 15 minutes and then fold into fudge mixture 2 cups of the whipped topping. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • Place first cake layer on a serving plate and spread with 1 cup filling. Top with second layer. Add remaining 2 cups whipped topping to the remaining fudge mixture and mix well. Frost top and sides of the cake with topping mixture.
  • Keep cake refrigerated.
  • Serves 8 -12


Times are approximate.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 552mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 97mcg | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 2mg

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