Double Coffee Chocolate Cake

1
Joan Penney

By
@thyme4dinner

Who doesn't love coffee and chocolate? My sister gave me this recipe and I played with it! I encourage you to play too! Top the cake with your favorite icing!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
suagr
1 c
strong-brewed coffee
5 oz
chocolate, unsweetened squares
1/2 c
butter
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
6 oz
coffee yogurt
2
eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp
espresso balsamic vinegar (or white vinegar)

ICING

1/4 c
butter, softened
2 Tbsp
jiffy chocolate silk (found in the peanut butter aisle)
1 tsp
espresso powder, instant
1 c
powdered sugar
milk or coffee to thin the icing

How to Make Double Coffee Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325.
    Grease and flour a 10" fluted tube pan.
  • 2In a large saucepan combine sugar, coffee, unsweetened chocolate and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until chocolate and butter are melted; remove from heat and cool slightly.
  • 3In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.

    Stir yogurt, eggs and vinegar into the chocolate mixture in saucepan.

    Gradually add the flour mixture, stirring just until combined.
  • 4Pour into prepared pan.

    Bake at 325 for 50-60 min or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.

    Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 min. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
  • 5Icing

    In a medium bowl whip butter and chocolate silk for 15-20 sec. Add espresso powder and powdered sugar. Beat 20-30 sec. adding milk or coffee to thin to spreading consistency.

    Frost cooled cake. I topped mine with Trader Joe's Sugar, Chocolate & Coffee Bean grind.

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About Double Coffee Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern