mocha cookie cake

dscf3078There really should probably be a category here called “Variations on my favorite chocolate cake recipe” because it’d probably filter half the recipes away. NO SHAME. I love that cake and I would do anything for it.

dscf3074dscf3075dscf3080This is just my go-to moistest chocolate cake recipe covered in a mocha buttercream (instant coffee concentrate and a little bit of cocoa powder) and some chocolate chip cookie crumbs. I originally had wanted to make it a two layer cake with cookie crumbles in the middle of layer for a fun texture, but didn’t have the time for the layer cake assembly. Maybe next time!

I thought it was a tiny bit on the sweet side with the buttercream (I much prefer a ganache frosting…. next time) but my coworkers definitely enjoyed it.
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