Ina Garten's Devil’s Food Cake
Ina Garten's Devil’s Food Cake
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Layers of chocolate cake and coffee buttercream make this devil's food cake from Ina Garten heavenly.

    Ingredients

    • For the Devil’s Food Cake:
    • ¾ pound (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 2¼ cups sugar
    • 4 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
    • 4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, such as Pernigotti
    • ¾ cup hot brewed coffee or espresso
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1½ teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • Coffee Meringue Buttercream (recipe follows)
    • Chocolate espresso beans (for decoration)
    • For the Coffee Meringue Buttercream:
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 2/3 cup water
    • 6 extra-large egg whites, at room temperature
    • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
    • Pinch of kosher salt
    • 1½ pounds (6 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • ¼ cup coffee liqueur, such as Kahlúa
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 930 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 64 g 98.49%
    • Saturated Fat: 40 g 199.75%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 172 mg 57.44%
    • Sodium: 406 mg 16.9%
    • Calcium: 88 mg 8.77%
    • Potassium: 213 mg 6.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 87 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.92%
    • Sugar: 45 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 39.42%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat13
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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