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Chocolate Cakes with Cardamom Buttercream

Yields6 Servings

Adapted from Off Beat and Inspired

Ingredients
 1.75 cups flour
 2 cups sugar
 ¾ cup cocoa powder
 2 tsp baking powder
 1 tsp baking soda
 1 tsp salt
 1 cup milk
 ½ cup vegetable oil
 2 eggs
 1.50 tsp vanilla extract
 1 cup coffee
Buttercream
 2 sticks butter
 1 tbsp vanilla paste
 2 tsp cardamom
 3 cups powdered sugar
 ¼ cup whole milk
Directions
1

In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large bowl and mix thoroughly with an electric hand mixer (or the stand mixer.

2

To the dry ingredients add the milk, oil, eggs and vanilla and mix to combine.

3

Add the coffee to the batter, mixing on low and scraping down the bowl with a spatula to make sure everything is fully incorporated.

4

Ladle the batter into your individual ramekins, muffin tins or cake pan then bake for 35-40 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

5

Cream the butter until fluffy and pale
Add the vanilla and cardamom and mix thoroughly

6

Adding 1 cup of sugar at a time and a splash of milk, beating in between until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

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