Coffee Devil's Food Cake

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 cup strong cold coffee
  • 3/4 cup Kahlua or other coffee liqueur
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.
  2. Beat egg whites until frothy, then beat in sugar until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter and brown sugar together letting electric mixer run for about 5 minutes. Beat in the egg yolks one at a time.
  4. Sift the flour, cocoa and soda together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with coffee and liqueur; blend well. Fold egg whites into batter.
  5. Pour into prepared pans. Bake at 350°F 30 to 35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes, invert on a wire rack and remove pans. Allow to cool completely before frosting.

Note: Coffee-Chocolate Frosting is especially good with this cake.

Total time: 50 Min

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