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Coffee cake / mocha cake

Coffee cake mocha cake

Coffee cake / Mocha cake

Coffee cake/ Mocha cake is a sweet bread common cake spreaded coffee on cake layer top & cream garnishing with chocolate ganache and chocolate chips 

Coffee cake Mocha cake

It is a common sweet bread in usa


Ingredients: coffee cake 


For sponge cake


  • All purpose flour/maida: 1 and 1/2 cups(165 grams)
  • Sugar: 1 cup (200 grams) blend into a powder
  • Oil: 1/4 cup (65ml)
  • Instant coffee powder: 3 tea spoons
  • Vanilla essence: 1 tea spoon
  • Eggs: 3 (room temperature)
  • Milk: 1/4 cup
  • Baking powder: 1 tea spoon
  • Pinch of salt

For coffee:

  • Milk: 1 and 1/2 cups (375 ml)
  • Sugar: 3 tablespoons
  • Instant coffee powder: 2 tea spoons
  • Condensed milk: 1/4 cup


For frosting:


  • Whipping cream : 1 and 1/4 cup
  • Instant coffee powder: 2 tea spoons


Chocolate ganache and chocolate chips for garnishing 


Instructions : mocha cake


  • Add 2 tbsp of hot water into a bowl 
  • Add 3 tsp of instant coffee powder 
  • Mix it well and keep this aside 
  • Grease 8 inch cake tin and line with parchment paper 

Coffee cake Mocha cake

  • Add 3 eggs into a bowl ( eggs must be at room temperature)
  • Beat for 30 seconds on high speed 
  • Blend 1 cup of sugar and add it 
  • Beat until it changes into white colour 
  • It should be reached to ribbon stage consistency 
  • Add 1 tsp of vanilla essence 
  • Add ¼ cup of oil canola or sunflower oil 
  • Coffee mixture 
  • Mix for few seconds 
  • Add 1 &½ cup of all purpose flour maida 
  • 1 tsp of baking powder , pinch of salt 
  • Sift into a wet grinder 
  • Mix it gently in cut and fold method (you can sift flour in 2 batches to avoid lumps)
  • Add ¼ cup of milk 
  • Mix with out lumps 
  • Now transfer this into a prepared tin
  • Tap it thrice to remove air bubbles 
  • Preheat oven at 180° degrees Celsius & for 10 mins 
  • Bake for 3o to 35 mins until skewer comes out clean 
  • Add 1 &½ cup of milk into a pan
  • 3 tbsp of sugar 
  • ¼ cup of condensed milk (Optional )
  • 2 tsps of instant coffee powder 
  • Give it a nice stir
  • Bring it to a boil
  • Turn off the stove flame and let it cool completely 
  • Now our cake is also baked
  • Insert a skewer or knife if it comes out clean your cake baked
  • Let it cool completely 


  • Add 1/4 cup of whipping cream into a bowl 
  • (I am using non dairy whipping cream which already contains sugar)
  • Whip until it reaches to soft peak
  • Add 2 tsps of instant coffee powder
  • Beat until it reaches to stiff peak
  • Our whipped cream is ready 


  • Take your cake cut into 3 layers 
  • Pour prepared coffee on all over the cake 
  • Don’t forget to pour on edges 
  • Put a big dollop of cream and spread it evenly on bottom layer 
  • Flip middle layer and place it
  • Repeat the process 
  • (Spread cream all over the cake)
  • Refrigerate for 30 mins (not in freezer )
  • Garnishing with choc
  • olate ganache and chocolate chips 
  • Refrigerate for 10 mins 
  • Slice and serve 





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