It's my turn to bring dessert to small group. In an effort to curb my appetite for chocolate (I've already had some dark chocolate pistachio toffee from TJ!), I decided to make chocolate cake. Not just any chocolate cake, however. I'm borrowing this recipe idea from my sister. Her version was the best cake I've ever had. I don't know that mine will rival hers, but I had to give this a shot.
I labeled it Azteca Chocolate Cake because the only other time I've had this combination of flavors was at Teavana in the Azteca Fire Herbal Tea. I tried this tea two years ago, and I've never found anything to match it. My procrastination is becoming annoying, so I'll just tell what the flavors are: chocolate and cayenne pepper.
The Official Recipe:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine dry ingredients and use a whisk to mix thoroughly. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix. Bake for 35-40 min (if using two 9" round cake pans, 45-50 min if using a bundt pan).
Thanks to All Recipes for the basic cake recipe.