Sunday, 7 September 2014

One Bowl Mocha Cake with Coffee Cream Frosting

Mocha Cake with Coffee Cream Frosting

For my dads birthday i  wanted to do something special, what else can be more special than me baking a Birthday Cake for him.

So I decided to Bake a Mocha Cake for him. He was so happy with my cake and he enjoyed every bite of it. I also did a Coffee Butter Cream frosting. I have a long way to go with the frosting for sure. Anyway it is a good place to start right.

If you are a coffee lover then you must try this cake for sure.

I got the recipe for both the cake and the frosting from Fondbites, Bake Along group.


For the Cake:

All Purpose Flour or Maida - 1 Cup
Unsalted Butter - 60 Grams (Soft at Room temperature)
Salt - A Pinch
Milk - 1/3 Cup
Brown Sugar - 1 Cup
Instant Coffee Powder - 2 Teaspoon
Coco Powder - 1 Tablespoon
Baking Powder - 1 Teaspoon
Curd - 1/2 Cup (If you eat egg you can add 1 Egg)

For the Frosting:
Butter - 1 Tablespoon
Cocoa Powder - 1 Teaspoon
Instant Coffee Powder - /2 Teaspoon
Icing Sugar - 1 Cup
Milk - As required , just to make the mixture into spreading consistency.


For the Cake:

  • Pre heat a Oven and Grease the cake tin. 
  • In a mixing bowl, place all the ingredients except Maida and mix well.
  • Once the ingredients are mixed well, add the Maida and mix it till the maida is incorporated well.
  • Now pour this mixture in a greased Cake tin.
  • Bake it at 160 C for 30 minutes or till the cake is done.
  • Now cool the cake on a wire rack.
  • The cake should be Completely cooled before spreading the frosting.
For the Frosting:
  • Mix all ingredient except milk and butter them well.
  • Add milk little by little till the mixture comes to spreading consistency.
For Assembly:
  • Take the completely cooled down cake and using a spatula spread the Frosting prepared to cover all sides.
  • I have also used some Chocolate vermicelli on top.


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