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Chocolate Maple Cake

This Chocolate Maple Cake is a 4-layer rich chocolate cake perfectly matched with the sweet maple buttercream.

INGREDIENTS

CHOCOLATE CAKE (MY ORIGINAL CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPE THAT HAS BEEN DOUBLED)

  • 3 1/2 cups (420g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 4 extra-large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup (224g) vegetable oil
  • 2 cup (480g) buttermilk (room temperature)
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups (180g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 cups (800g) granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (474g) freshly brewed hot coffee

MAPLE FROSTING

  • 2 cups (4 sticks or 452g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 6-8 cups (750-1000g) confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Maple Extract
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Vanilla Extract

INSTRUCTIONS

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