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Black Midnight Cake


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup black coffee
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two round pans.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together.
  3. Add other ingredients in order listed. Batter is very thin.
  4. Divide batter between the two prepared pans.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes.
  6. Ice with creamy frosting.

For a strong coffee flavor, use 2 tablespoons instant coffee and one cup of water

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