Chocolate Mocha Cake

Chocolate Mocha Cake


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This delicious chocolate mocha cake goes really well with a coffee icing and a drizzle of melted dark chocolate.


Serves: 12 

  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 2 cups (220g) white sugar
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250g) buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 1 cup (250ml) hot water

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease two 23cm round cake tins.
  2. Measure flour, sugar, cocoa, oil, eggs, buttermilk, baking powder, bicarb soda and salt into a mixing bowl.
  3. Dissolve instant coffee in hot water then add to mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes until smooth; the batter will be thin. Pour into prepared cake tins.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until an inserted wooden skewer comes out clean. Cool in cake tins for 10 minutes then turn out onto racks to cool completely.

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