Chocolate Coffee Cake - The Coffee Connect

Indulge in the Decadence of Chocolate Coffee Cake

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


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the coffee and milk.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  8. In a separate small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and butter for the topping. Mix until crumbly.
  9. Sprinkle the topping over the batter.
  10. Bake the cake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  11. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. 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.

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