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Coffee Loaf Cake Recipe with Chocolate Coffee Frosting

Coffee loaf cake with mocha fudge frosting

Published: January 21, 2015 at 12:52 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + cooling
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

If your daily coffee shop treat is always a mocha, you’ll just love this coffee cake. It has a really indulgent icing made with dark chocolate and coffee – yumm!

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Try this mocha loaf cake, then check out our coffee cake, coffee and walnut cake, Irish coffee cake and Vietnamese coffee loaf cake.

Ingredients

  • 200g butter
  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 300g self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp dissolved in 3 tbsp milk instant coffee

MOCHA FUDGE FROSTING

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 100ml milk
  • 2 tsp instant coffee
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 50g dark chocolate, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 160C/fan140C/gas 3.

  • STEP 2

    Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and creamy. Gradually beat in the eggs. Fold in the flour and baking powder followed by the milk. Spoon into a loaf tin lined with baking parchment, making sure the parchment will enclose the cake and stick up above the tin a little.

  • STEP 3

    Bake for 55-60 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes and then on a rack.

  • STEP 4

    Make the frosting by melting 1 tsp butter in a saucepan and then adding the milk, coffee and sugar and bringing the lot to the boil. Boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally so the mixture doesn’t catch.

  • STEP 5

    Take off the heat, stir in the remaining butter and the chocolate, then cool a little until it starts to thicken. Pour onto the top of the cake before the mixture starts to set.

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