Chocolate Buttermilk Layer Cake


  • 1 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • ½ Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ¾ tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ Cup Buttermilk
  • ¼ Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Eggs
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Cup Hot Coffee or Boiling Water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Prepare (3) 6" Cake Pan with spray and the bottom lined with parchment paper
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda and baking powder; whisk until combined, set aside
  4. With a paddle attachment, mix together buttermilk, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract
  5. Add the dry ingredients and mix on medium speed until batter is smooth and all ingredients are fully incorporated
  6. On low speed, slowly add the boiling water to the batter and mix until fully combined
  7. Divide batter into 3-6 inch cake pans
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until cake springs back at the touch
  9. Allow the cakes to cool for 10-20 minutes before removing from the pan