How to Cook Perfect Coffee Chocolate Cake

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Coffee Chocolate Cake.

You can have Coffee Chocolate Cake using 20 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Coffee Chocolate Cake

  1. Prepare of Cake – dry ingredients.
  2. It’s 400 g of castor sugar.
  3. You need 275 g of flour/cake flour.
  4. You need 50 g of cocoa powder.
  5. You need 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder.
  6. Prepare 1 1/2 tsp of bicarbonate of soda.
  7. It’s 1 tsp of salt.
  8. Prepare of Cake – wet ingredients.
  9. Prepare 100 g of unsalted butter – melted.
  10. It’s 2 of eggs.
  11. Prepare 250 ml of ButterMilk.
  12. You need 250 ml of hot coffee.
  13. You need of (1 tbsp coffee + hot water).
  14. Prepare of For the frosting.
  15. Prepare 200 g of butter – Room Temperature.
  16. Prepare 500 g of icing sugar- sifted.
  17. It’s 50 g of cocoa powder- sifted.
  18. It’s 150 g of dark chocolate- melted.
  19. You need 2-3 tbsp of espresso.
  20. It’s of Chocolate balls.

Coffee Chocolate Cake instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Grease & line 2 × 20cm cake pans..
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients..
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together all the wet ingredients..
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry & mix until well combined. Divide batter into equal portions & pour into the 2 cake pans..
  5. Place in the oven & allow to bake for 30mins or until skewer inserted comes out clean. Dont worry if cake sinks a little in the center..
  6. Remove the cakes from tge oven & allow to cool completely..
  7. Frosting – beat the butter until light & fluffy (4-5mins). Add sifted cocoa powder & icing sugar then beat for another 2mins until well combined..
  8. With the mixer running, slowly pour in the chocolate & mix well. Add the espresso, one tbsp at a time & mix until you have glossy frosting. When cakes are cool, slice each in half length-wise resulting in 4 cake layers. Or you can use only two layers. Next, Stack the cakes with frosting in the center adding crushed chocolate balls (opt) between every layer..
  9. Finish the cake with the remaining frosting & top with chocolate balls..
  10. Tips- cake can be made in advance. It should be cooled thoroughly before wrapping in grease proof paper & plastic wrap. Keep in the fridge..
  11. Frosting – if buttercream is too dry/thick, add a bit of softened butter & splashes of milk..
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