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Mocha chocolate coffee cake

Dessert
8 servings
1 hour
30 min
Difficult
Pretty simple cake that all coffee lovers will welcome. Rich, creamy and juicy cake that you can serve to everyone, even to those who prefer tea over coffee.

Ingredients

8 servings

Cake Batter:

· 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour

· 4 egg yolks

· 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

· 2 teaspoons baking powder

· 6 tablespoons sugar

· 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

· 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder

· 4 tablespoons buttermilk


Mocha Frosting:

· 1 1/2 cups /350g/ butter, softened

· 4 tablespoons instant coffee powder

· 3 cups /320g/ powdered sugar

· 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

· 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

· Dark chocolate, grated for decoration

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat the oven at 180 degrees C /356 F/. Grease and flour 2 cake pans 10 inch long.

Step 2

In a large bowl combine flour, egg yolks, cocoa powder, baking powder, sugar, vegetable oil, and buttermilk. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed. Dissolve instant coffee in hot water and add it to a mixing bowl. Beat for 2 more minutes until blended.

Step 3

Pour mixture into prepared cake pans and bake for 30 min. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.

Step 4

Meanwhile prepare Mocha frosting. In a large mixing bowl combine softened butter and powdered sugar and beat with electric mixer until creamy. Add cocoa powder, instant coffee and vanilla extract.

Step 5

Beat with the mixer for 3 min until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Put the frosting in the fridge for 40 min to make it more firm.

Step 6

Spread frosting evenly over the cake layer and decorate with grated chocolate on top.




Comments:

11/06/2013

One of my favorite cake. Im gonna try to bake this today. Thanks petitchef for keeping me posted. More power to you. God bless...

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19/08/2013

I love it

i cooked this recipe
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