Monday 15 March 2010

Chocolate Mocha Cake

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup cooking oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Mocha Cream Filling
Chocolate Cream Frosting

Chocolate sprinkles to decorate(optional)


  • Grease and lightly flour two 9x 11/2-inch baking pans. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add water, oil, eggs and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixture on low to medium speed till combined. Beat for 2 minutes on medium to high speed. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake in a 350degree oven for 30-35 minutes or till a wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pans. Cool completely on wire racks.
  • Brush layers with liqueur or orange juice.
  • Fill cake layers with Mocha Cream Filling and frost with Chocolate Cream Frosting.

    Mocha Cream Filling
    Melt 50gm semi-sweet chocolate and add 1 tbsp instant coffee crystals dissolved in 2 tbsp water and 30 gm sugar, mix well and keep aside to cool. Add 1 cup whipping cream and beat the mixture till thick.

    Chocolate Cream Frosting
    Bring 1 cup heavy cream to a boil, remove from heat and add 200gm chopped semi-sweet chocolate. Stir till chocolate is melted. Beat the mixture till thick.

Divya of Easycooking celebrating her second blog anniversary with “The best chocolate cake event" and I am sending this cake for her event. Wishing you many many wonderful years of blogging Divya!!!

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  1. I love cakes with coffee taste and this one just looks so so creamy delcious. Beautiful.

  2. I just made a choco coffee cake for our one month anniv. :) Yours look yum! The frosting looks so creamy!

  3. Oh wow that looks divine....yummy... wishe i could grab a slice.

  4. Wow! made it for the event!!!
    Love coffee and chis combo...Yummy yumm yumm ;)

    :)...coming here after ria's post :)...I love collecting coc cake recipes...and Dhivya's round up is awaited eagerly for getting bookmarked!! ;)

  5. That design is awesome, and am sure it wud have tasted yumm!

  6. Cake looks delicious and tempting...

  7. Oh wow, that looks awesome... I can imagine it tastes amazing!

  8. That looks divine! Amazing!

  9. drooling here..its so tempting..i loved the design..i missed was going through it...this is absolute yumm and i wl definitely make this for my hubby.. :)


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