Coffee and cocoa cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 50m
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This is one of those cakes that everyone appreciates, has few ingredients, is very simple to prepare and the coffee and cocoa fusion makes this cake delicious. If you want to prepare a quick snack this cake is perfect for the occasion.

Coffee and cocoa cake | Food From Portugal
Coffee and cocoa cake | Food From Portugal

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  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) strong coffee
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 150 grams (about 1 cup) dark brown sugar
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (24 x 8 centimeters (9 1/2-inch diameter with 3 1/4-inch-high sides)) with margarine and dust with some flour.

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs and the dark brown sugar until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the coffee and the cocoa powder and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy and homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the dough into the prepared pan
      Coffee and cocoa cake | Food From Portugal
      and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 to 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake to a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Coffee and cocoa cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 124

Total Fat: 1.5 g(2%)

Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)

Cholesterol: 55 mg(18%)

Sodium: 25 mg(1%)

Total Carbohydrate: 24 g(9%)

Protein: 3.5 g

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Coffee and cocoa cake | Food From Portugal

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  1. posted by Susan on 2018/09/01

    Made this cake last night, easy and tastes good. My husband thought in needed “something”, so I added my grandmother’s recipe for coffee mocha frosting. Now it’s perfection!


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