Chocolate and Coffee Cake

    Chocolate and Coffee Cake


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    About this recipe: This is enough to make one 8'' cake or you can bake it as buns and top with coffee icing or drizzle with caramel. Delicious!

    Makes: 1 cake

    • 200g caster sugar
    • 140g plain flour
    • 45g cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 115g butter
    • 1 egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 230ml cold, strong, brewed coffee

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour an 20cm cake tin. Sift together flour, cocoa, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Set aside.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat well. Add flour mixture, alternating with coffee. Beat until just incorporated.
    3. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.

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    Reviews (1)


    Delicious chocolate cake. Quite heavy so it goes a long way. I topped it with coffee buttercream icing and served with ice-cream. It kept for a few days in the fridge and tasted even better a few days. - 08 Aug 2012

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