Best Chocolate-Cream Cheese Pound Cake
This makes a dark, moist, fine-crumbed cake that needs nothing else! It's well worth the time to bloom, or dissolve, the cocoa. It brings out the chocolate flavor more. It does not give a mocha flavor, just makes the chocolate flavor deeper.
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Boiling water can be used in place of the hot coffee if desired.
Don't skimp on the butter-creaming time.