Today, I have a coffee cream cake to share with
you. Do you love coffee ? Of course
I do. In my hostel memories, I could
see coffee as a big star. After the long
long hours in the college, I used to run to the hostel canteen to have a cup of
coffee. And now, I have a big cuppa in
After doing the
Barbie Doll Cake, I came to know about the chocolate decorations. From that time itself, it came into my desire
list . I was waiting for a chance to do it and now itz the right time to
decorate with chocolate. Coffee and chocolate are good pair, both of them blend
well. I got the recipe from Deeba's blog, passionateaboutbaking.
For the cake
Cup of all purpose flour
Cup of powdered sugar
tablespoon of good quality instant coffee powder
Cup of unsalted butter melted and cooled to room temperature
pinch of salt (avoid if you have only salted butter )
Preheat your oven to 1900C and coat
an 8 inch spring form cake tin with butter on the bottom and sides.
Beat the eggs and sugar on high in a large bowl, placing the bowl
above the simmering hot water for five minutes till thick .
Take the bowl away from water and again beat
for five minutes till it cools. Now add coffee powder and continue beating for
Now gently fold the flour in three batches and
mix well after each addition but do it carefully so that the batter is not
Pour a cup of batter into the melted and cooled
butter and mix well. Gently fold this back to the rest of the batter and
Transfer the batter to the prepared cake tin
and bake for 30 minutes till the small knife inserted at the centre comes out
Filling and Topping
tablespoon icing sugar (sifted)
ml whipping cream
teaspoon Vanilla essence
tablespoon coffee dissolved in 3 tablespoons of water with 1 tablespoon sugar.
Whip every ingredients together till stiff
Subsequent to cake baking, cool the cake
completely. With a sharp knife, carefully cut the cake into two equal halves
and put one- third of the filling. Put the next half above and cover the sides
and top with the whipping cream mixture.
grams of dark chocolate, melt it and make
And....most importantly, refrigerate well
before use . This will add taste.
Rydhi had one big piece and Anish...took one
piece, had it and again took more.. :-) Enjoyed the taste of coffee cream cake.
Grateful to God for making this attempt a success :-)