Monday, February 4, 2013


If you have been searching for a cake recipe that combines vanilla, chocolate glaze, cocoa powder, and espresso coffee all in one bite. this mocha cake recipe might be the recipe for you. It is the perfect recipe for a special day. So, try the Mocha Cake for your next date or special event.

Here's what you need for the cake:
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • pink salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 teapoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sugar
Here's what you need for the Chocolate Glaze:
  • 4oz. semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teapoon instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1/4 teapoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
Here's what you do for the cake:
  1. Grease and lightly flour a 9 *1 1/2-inch round bakng pan
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together well.
  3. Beat milk and instant espresso coffee powder together.
  4. Add milk mixture, oil, and vanilla. Beat wth an electric mixer on low speed just until everything is combined. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  5. Add egg and beat 2 more minutes.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in a 350degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  7. Cool cake on a wire rack while making chocolate glaze.
Here's what you do for the Chocolate Glaze:
  1. Melt the semisweet chocolate chips and butter over low heat  in a sauce pan while stirring frequently.
  2. Stir the instant coffee espresso powder and hot water together.
  3. Remove the glaze from the heat.
  4. Beat in powder sugar and hot water mixture until smooth.
  5. Add hot water, if needed, in order to reach a drizzling consistency.
This mocha cake will certainly be great for your tastebuds.

Enjoy your "coffee"  for all it's worth!

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