Do you love cake? Coffee too? Then our mocha cake recipe is an absolute must-try.

  • Serves: 6 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Spanish
    • Vegetarian

    Mocha Cake

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    For the sponge

    100g Butter at room temperature

    150g Caster sugar

    3tbsp Milk

    3 x Eggs

    200g Self-raising flour

    125g Fairtrade dark chocolate

    4 heaped tsp Fairtrade granulated coffee

    For the Icing

    1 tbsp Milk

    1 tbsp Fairtrade coffee granules

    150g Butter

    300g Icing sugar

    25g Fairtrade dark chocolate

    Method

    Pre-heat the oven to 180°/350°F/Gas Mark 4 and grease two 8 inch circle cake tins.

    Melt 125g of the chocolate and butter in bowl over a pan of simmering water.

    In a small bowl heat the milk in the microwave and dissolve the coffee granules in the milk.

    Stir the sugar into the butter and chocolate and add the milk and coffee mix.

    Whisk in the eggs one at a time, and whisk in the flour.

    Evenly divide the batter into the tins and bake in the oven for 12- 14 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.

    Cool on a wire rack.

    To make the icing; heat the milk in the microwave and dissolve the coffee granules in the milk.

    Mix the butter, milky coffee and sugar together until light and fluffy.

    Spread half of the mix over each cooled cake layer and sandwich together.

    Grate the chocolate over the top of the cake to create a cappuccino look.

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