A-Aron’s Chocolate Coffee Cake

What’s the perfect treat to eat when enjoying a delicious cup of Detroit Bold Coffee? A delicious, made from scratch chocolate coffee cake!

detroit bold chocolate coffee cake recipe


Ingredients: (Makes 1 delicious chocolate coffee cake)

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cold butter or margarine
  • 4 teaspoons baking cocoa
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 cups buttermilk

How to prepare:

In a large bowl, combine the flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Set aside 1-1/4 cups for topping.

To the remaining mixture, add cocoa, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, salt, and cloves; mix well. Stir in raisins and nuts.

Make a well in the center; pour in buttermilk and stir just until moistened. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with
reserved crumb mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.


Enjoy this coffee recipe and let us know what you think!


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