About this recipe: Taking the traditional Victoria sponge variants of chocolate and coffee and putting them together! It all came about from the other half's love of coffee chocolates. I suggest you should be familiar with making sponges before attempting this, but it's pretty easy.
The more coca you add, the more self-raising flour you lose, so if your cakes start to get a bit solid, add a teaspoon of baking powder in to give it a lift.
This recipe was edited by Allrecipes staff, to conform to measures and ingredients that are familiar to British and Irish home cooks.
Altered ingredient amounts. it dosnt tell you how many eggs to use so i used 2 - 18 Jan 2009
Lovely- my first time makin a sponge in years and didnt have an eletric mixer! Made it by hand and it still came out beautiful. - 29 Mar 2009
Had to make two of these for a party on demand of my friends who were going! I managed to scrounge a few crumbs...!! I used a mix of melted chocolate, made-up instant coffee and icing sugar for the icing and it was gorgeous. - 11 Nov 2008