Mocha Loaf Cake


More great chocolate blogging!


Yep, it’s another loaf cake, only this time I’ve combined the classic flavours of coffee and chocolate to form a colour mix up sponge. Quick, easy and delicious, this would make a perfect tea time treat or would be fun to bake with children on a rainy day.


To make this easy-to-slice cake, you will need:

275g butter, 275g caster sugar, 275g self raising flour, 3tsp baking powder, 5 eggs, 3tbsp milk, 4tsp strong espresso, 4tbsp cocoa powder mixed with 2tbsp boiling water, 2tbsp icing sugar mixed with a little water, 50g dark chocolate

Preheat the oven to 160c (fan) and grease and line a loaf tin.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar, then mix in the flour and baking powder along with the eggs a little at a time (being sure it doesn’t curdle).

Add the milk to the bowl and mix with an…

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