Devil's Food Cake with Mocha Icing

This moist, dark chocolate Devil's Food Cake with Mocha Icing is a perfect treat for all occasions.

Devil's Food Cake with Mocha Icing
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa, divided
  • 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 House Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules, dissolved in 1/4 cup water


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Lightly grease 13x9-inch baking pan; dust with cocoa.

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.

BAKE for 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

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.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 25g 38%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 4%
  • Sodium 420mg 17%
  • Carbohydrates 90g 30%
  • Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 20%
  • Sugars 60g
  • Protein 8g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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