Chocolate Coffee Cake is a delicious treat that combines the rich flavor of chocolate with the bold taste of coffee. This cake is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as a dessert. It's easy to make, and the recipe can be adapted to suit your taste.
- 1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup strong coffee (Try our Chocolate Praline Flavoured Coffee!)
- 1/2 cup milk
For the topping:
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
- Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
- In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Stir in the vanilla extract.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the coffee and milk.
- Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
- In a separate small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and butter for the topping. Mix until crumbly.
- Sprinkle the topping over the batter.
- Bake the cake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Serve and enjoy!
This Chocolate Coffee Cake is sure to be a hit with chocolate and coffee lovers alike. The coffee adds a depth of flavor to the chocolate that makes this cake truly special. Serve it with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat.