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Devil's Food Cake with Mocha Icing

Devil's Food Cake with Mocha IcingAn irresistibly moist and dark chocolate cake with a mocha frosting.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa - divided use
1 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup warm water
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 pound powdered sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine, softened
3 tablespoons NESCAFÉ TASTER'S CHOICE 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules, dissolved in 1/4 cup water

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan; dust with cocoa.
  2. Combine flour, granulated sugar and 1/3 cup cocoa in large mixer bowl. Stir in mayonnaise and vanilla extract; beat for 2 minutes. Combine warm water and baking soda in small bowl; stir until dissolved. Add to flour mixture slowly; stir until well blended. Spread into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  4. Whisk together powdered sugar, remaining 2/3 cup cocoa and margarine. Add up to 3 tablespoons coffee until frosting is smooth and thick. Frost cake.

Makes 12 servings.

Tip: Cake can be made the previous day. Cake can be frosted up to 4 hours before serving. Decorate train up to 1 hour before serving to prevent candy from softening in the refrigerator.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.