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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
1 hr 20 mins
total:
1 hr 35 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixer bowl, beat butter for 30 seconds. Combine flour, sugar, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda. Add to mixer bowl and beat with an electric mixer for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture forms fine crumbs.

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  • Dissolve coffee crystals in water. Add to beaten mixture, along with vanilla. Beat on low speed until combined. Beat 2 minutes more on medium speed.

  • Add eggs and melted chocolate. Beat on low speed until well combined. Beat 1 minute more on medium speed.

  • Pour into a greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Bake in a 325 degree F oven for 1 hour 20 minutes.

  • Prepare Coffee Cream, if you like.

  • Cool the cake in loaf pan for 10 minutes. Remove the cake from the pan. Cool on a wire rack. Top slices with Coffee Cream and shaved chocolate, if you like. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

To Use Your Microwave:

Melt the chocolate in a microwave-safe 1-cup measure. Microcook on 100 percent power (high) for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until soft enough to stir smooth, stirring every minute.

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