Chocolate Coffee Cake

Chocolate Coffee Cake

Serves: 12 

  • 250g plain flour
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 55g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 120ml vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 225ml buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 225ml hot water

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Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:20min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease two 23cm round cake tins.
  2. Measure flour, sugar, cocoa, oil, eggs, buttermilk, baking powder, bicarb and salt into a mixing bowl. Dissolve instant coffee in hot water, and add to mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes until smooth; mixture will be thin. Pour into prepared tins.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean. Cool in tins for 10 minutes, and then turn out onto racks to cool completely.
  4. Ice cooled cake with Coffee Icing. After icing, melt some plain chocolate in a double boiler. Drizzle chocolate around top outside edges l


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  1. crowdedearthkitchen · March 20, 2015



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