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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

A coffee tasting cake




Unlike other coffee cakes, this one actually tastes of coffee. Most coffee cakes I have seen, either have a little coffee taste or none at all and should be eaten with coffee.




Ingreds.

125gms Butter.
1 cup Caster Sugar.
3 Eggs, lightly beaten.
1 teasp. Vanilla Essence.
1 tblesp. Instant Coffee powder.
3/4 cup Plain Flour.
1/2 cup S.R. Flour.
1/3 cup Sour Cream.

Method.

Preheat oven to 160c.
Grease cake tins, I used sandwich tins. (I wanted to put icing between the layers)
Beat the butter and sugar until creamy.
Add the eggs, slowly, a bit at a time, mixing between adding more.
Mix the vanilla essence and coffee in a little warm water until dissolved.
Add coffee mixture to butter mix and beat until combined.
With a large spoon, fold in the sifted flours and the sour cream. Stir until well combined.
Spoon the mixture in to prepared tin/s (You could just use a loaf tin here) and smooth out.
Bake in the oven for around 30 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

Let cool before turning out cake. Then cool some more on a wire rack.


This is truly a delightful cake and so easy yet again. No need to ice if you don't wish. I did chocolate icing between layers and coffee butter icing on the top.


10 comments:

Linda F said...

Looks really yummy Sally!

Sally said...

Thank you Linda. Can you believe, there's only half left now.

Victoria Sponge said...

Coffee cake is on of my favourites. I must give your version a try. Like the idea of the chocolate icing in the middle!
Yum, yum! Vicky xxx

Maria said...

Sally this looks really delish!

Maria
x

culinarytravelsofakitchengoddess said...

Looks so good Sally, I don't suppose there's any left for me now ;)
xxx

Kelly-Jane said...

I'd just really like some coffee cake now, yum yum.

Coffee & Vanilla said...

I'm going to try this recipe, I love all kinds of coffee cakes...
Margot

My Sweet & Saucy said...

Yummy! This looks sooo delicious!

Anamika:The Sugarcrafter said...

Sally
that is nice recipe you have posted ..i will try it...nice cake !

Anonymous said...

did you use to pans?
8 or 9 inches?

thanks!