08 March, 2013

Coffee Cake with Whipped Mocha Frosting

This classic coffee cake is rich and moist and is great for all occasions. This is topped with Mocha frosting which makes it taste all the more delicious and if it is homemade, there is nothing like it.

Ingredients:
Plain Flour: 2 Cups
Powdered Sugar: 1.5 Cups
Baking Powder: 2 tablespoon
Vanilla Essence: 1 tablespoon
Instant Coffee Powder: 4 tablespoon
Water: 1 Cup
Salt: pinch
Milk: 1/2 Cup
Oil: 1 Cup
Mocha Frosting:
Cocoa Powder: 3/4 Cup
Coffee Powder: 1/2 tablespoon
Powdered Sugar: 2 1/4 Cups
Plain Flour: 2 tablespoon
Salt: pinch
Whole Milk: 1.5 cup
Cornflour: 1 tablespoon
Heavy Cream: 2 tablespoon
 


Method:
We'll start with the coffee cake. Mix plain flour, baking powder and salt in a deep bowl.
In a separate bowl, add sugar, milk and oil. Stir it well so that the sugar gets evenly dissolved.
Meanwhile, prepare coffee concoction. In a pan, heat 1 cup of water and add 4 tablespoon of coffee. Once the coffee  dissolves completely, turn off the heat.
Now, pour sugar mixture over the dry ingredients and gently stir it folding the ingredients. Add the coffee concoction and mix it evenly.
Your cake mix is ready. Now grease baking tray and sprinkle some plain flour over it. Pour the cake mix and bake it in a preheated oven at 200 C for around 40 minutes.

For the Mocha Frosting.
Heat Milk in a deep pan. Add powdered sugar to the milk. Once sugar starts dissolving, add plain flour, salt, cocoa powder,coffee powder and cornflour. Stir it in between and turn off the heat. Add the cream and whip it well. Allow the Mocha syrup to cool. You can refrigerate it for an hour.

Now to decorate your cake, dust the cake with powdered sugar. If you have a small chocolate syrup dispenser, then you can use it for frosting the cake. Else, use a cone and fill it with mocha syrup and drizzle  it all over the cake.

Your Coffee Cake with Whipped Mocha Frosting is ready to eat !!

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