Rich Coffee Cake

    55 minutes

    This coffee-flavoured cake is est if eaten really cold, right out of the fridge! You can ice it as well if you like.

    9 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 3/4 cup (90g) powdered milk
    • 3/4 cup butter
    • 1 1/2 cups (300g) white sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 cup (250ml) water
    • 1/3 cup (65g) white sugar
    • 5 tablespoons instant coffee granules

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 20x30cm pan. Sift together the flour, baking powder and powdered milk. Set aside.
    2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Stir in the flour mixture until incorporated. Batter will be thick.
    3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Prick cake with a fork at 3cm intervals. Allow to cool.
    4. For the glaze: In a saucepan, combine the sugar, water and instant coffee. Bring mixture to a boil, and cook for 2 minutes. Pour the syrup over the warm cake. Cool thoroughly.

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    Oh my! We shared this with another couple and none of our kids (we have 8 between us!) and we ate THE WHOLE PAN!! My hubby's not a dessert fan and my friend's not a coffee fan but they couldn't stop themselves!  -  06 Jul 2004  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)