I just found this most delicious, moist, perfect recipe for Chocolate Cake. I don't know if you're stacking and don't know how it would do for carving, but it's the best, most moist chocolate cake I've ever made. This recipe came from Lisa Glass @ http://www.justapinch.com
Black Magic Cake
Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 40 Min
1 3/4 c all purpose flour
2 c sugar
3/4 c cocoa powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 c strong black coffee, cooled
1 c buttermilk
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 tsp real vanilla extract
1 Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer.
2 Add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla.
3 Beat at medium speed for two minutes. Batter will be thin.
4 Pour batter into a greased and floured 9x13 pan or two 9 inch cake pans.
5 Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes for a 9x13, or 30-35 minutes for layer pans.