Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

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*This version is without butter.
Preparation time : 25 mins
Baking time : 35 mins
Serves : 8 to 12

INGREDIENTS  – DRY
2 cups (250gm)   All-purpose flour
2 cups (400gm)   caster sugar
3/4 cups (75gm)  cocoa powder (unsweetened)
2 tsp                      baking soda
1 tsp                      baking powder
1 tsp                      kosher salt

INGREDIENTS – WET
2 eggs
1/2 cup (112gm)   vegetable oil
1 cup (240gm)       buttermilk / milk
1 cup (240gm)       strong black coffee
2 tsp                        vanilla extracts

METHODS
1.  Heat oven to 150oC. Grease and flour (2) two 9-inch round baking tins and set aside.
2. Mix in all dry ingredients : flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a stand mixer and mix until all well combined.
3. Add in wet ingredients : eggs, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla extract and beat it on medium speed for 2 minutes.
4. Pour batter evenly into tins prepared.
5. Bake in the oven at 150oC for 30 to 35 minutes.
6. Leave it to cool, remove from tins and let it cool completely on wire racks.
7. Frost as desired using the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.

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