Sometimes a girl just needs something sweet. Can we all agree on that? When I think of the perfect sweet treat, it’s light, airy, contains chocolate and has a little something special (also known as coffee) added in. Combining all these flavors in a delicious and beautiful presentation ensures that whether it’s a mid-morning snack, a coffee date with friends or simply an impressive end to a meal, I’ve got the perfect dessert for any occasion. And in my home, it’s better known as Layered Mocha Cake.
What You Will Need:
2 Whole eggs, Plus 1 Egg White
1 Cup of White Sugar
1/4 Cup of Water
1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
1 Tablespoon of Instant Coffee, Plus 2 additional Tablespoons (for the frosting)
3/4 Cup of All Purpose Flour
1 Teaspoon of Baking Powder
1/4 Teaspoon of Salt
1 Can of Fudge Frosting
How to Make It:
Making this impressive looking cake is easier than you might think! To start with I preheated my oven to 375 degrees. Next, I lined a rectangular pan with aluminum foil and greased and floured the paper generously.
Once my pan was ready, I mixed my eggs and sugar using my blender until they were creamy. Next, I added my water, vanilla and one tablespoon of my coffee and mixed it well.
In a separate bowl, I combined my flour, baking powder and salt and then immediately folded the mixture into my wet ingredients and beat the entire mixture on medium for one to two minutes. As soon as my batter was ready, I poured it into my greased pan, placed it in the oven and baked it for 13-15 minutes.
Once my cake was baked to perfection, I removed it from the oven and allowed it to cool completely while I made my frosting. To do this I simply whipped my frosting and my remaining two tablespoons of coffee together until it was smooth.
Then, once my cake was cool, I cut in into four inch squares and then cut each square in half.
Once my cake was cut, it was as simple as frosting and stacking the pieces until I had the amount of layers I wanted. Then I quickly sprinkled powdered sugar over the top and just like that I had a dessert that looked impressive and tasted amazing.
With each and every bit of this delicious dessert, this Layered Mocha Cake delivers the fluffy taste of cake, the creamy taste of chocolate and the divine taste of coffee.
So what are you waiting for? This is not just a cake for special occasions! It’s also perfect for an afternoon treat. So whip up some Layered Mocha Cake for yourself today.