all purpose flour
unsweetened cocoa powder
heavy cream or milk
chocolate extract, optional
freshly brewed coffee
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Coat 2 8"x 8" round pans or one 13" x 9" pan with butter, shortening or cake release
In a medium sized bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
In a separate bowl, beat together eggs, milk, vegetable oil, vanilla and chocolate extract.
Add dry ingredients to the wet and mix until just combined.
Stir in coffee.
Pour into prepared pan
Bake at 350°F for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
Allow to cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan.
Once cool, decorate with icing of choice.
If baking this recipe in a 12" round pan or larger, reduce oven temperature to 325°F and bake for 45 minutes