The options are endless! *DIY Cake Flour Recipe: To make your own cake flour, spoon and level one cup of all-purpose flour and remove 2 Tbsp. Baker, photographer, and sometimes world traveler behind A Cookie Named Desire. I wonder because American brewed coffee may be thinner in consistency? My cake ran over and cooked to the bottom of the oven. This recipe makes quite a lot of batter as-is, enough for a 3 layer 8 inch cake (need to revisit it to edit down the batter quantity!). This recipe makes quite a lot of batter, I think you’ll be able to divide it between four 7 inch pans. I am so happy to hear you love the recipe!! It’s a finer, softer flour with a low protein content that results in a lighter, fluffier cake! Add one egg at a time and beat till well combined. Would this amount of icing frost the entire cake or would it be spread thin as pictured? I tried this cake yesterday , Unfortunately the cake was snelling a bit like Soda and cakes big dome in the middle and cracked ! So in the recipe it calls for instant espresso powder, is that instant espresso (ie you could add water and drink) or espresso powder (the one thats not really meant for drinking)? I would recommend whatever ratio the instant espresso powder specifies on the package! 4 Tbsp (45ml) whole milk, room temperature Turn mixer to low and add vanilla and milk. Do we add a fill Tbsp of baking powder? amzn_assoc_linkid = "08b65107a4bb130550a07330300016be"; Hello! Thanks, Coralie! Donna, if you scroll through some of the comments, there are a few reviews of the cake. And can I use instant coffee powder instead for the espresso powder? I love coffee flavored things so this sounds right up my ally! Here’s more info about cake flour and how to make a homemade version if you only have access to plain flour: https://sugarandsparrow.com/homemade-cake-flour-recipe/. Did you make this cake? LOL. Thank you for taking the time to come back and comment! It's chocolate with delicious rich coffee undertones. I'll probably try it anyway. Or American coffee okay? Hey, do you have this recipe in a 3x 4inch cake tin? This cake looks heavenly. Torte each layer to desired height. Hi Sasha! Making this today! If so, how much coffee should i put? I did not succeed in waiting for my cold milk or hot coffee to come to room temp, but adding them together got them close enough to lukewarm. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 25 Incredible Cakes That Are Almost Too Pretty To Eat - And Easy To Make, https://sugarandsparrow.com/ganache-drip-cake-tips/, https://sugarandsparrow.com/homemade-cake-flour-recipe/, https://sugarandsparrow.com/chocolate-buttercream-recipe/, https://sugarandsparrow.com/chocolate-cake-recipe/, https://www.kingarthurbaking.com/learn/resources/high-altitude-baking. This looks delicious! Thanks! I’ve never had a problem with odors, but if you’re concerned about them I would recommend storing problematic foods in airtight containers or you can try a cake container like this: https://amzn.to/2YmcE18. Here is the original recipe! amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "hubp0bc66-20"; Multiply each ingredient by 1.5 and for the eggs, use 7 eggs + 1 egg yolk. Hi Artemis! Enjoy your newfound freedom . It would be great if you could add metric measurements for the ingredients..!! That flavor combo sounds so tasty and I’m totally going to try it sometime. Think I have an immersion blender somewhere. Hi Whitney, what adjustments would you make for high altitude (above 7000 ft)? Thanks in advance! Add vanilla essence and coffee mixture and combine. This cake looks absolutely amazing! Do you have a chocolate ganache recipe for this? I am not entirely sure what adjustments need to be made for high altitude baking, as I’ve never lived anywhere above 500 ft. Your email address will not be published. I can’t wait to bake this cake. Thank you! Set aside. I made this cake this week. How tall does the cake bake to in each 8" pan? I’ve used a 6 inch cake pan for this one (3 layers). She always says she misses her teacher on the weekend! You may be able to get away with using just baking powder, but I’m not sure what the measurement would be since I’ve never tried it without baking soda, so I can’t guarantee that it will turn out. Thank you! Keep aside. I can see you’ve already provide the icing quantities for someone else, so just the sponge quantities. Fill the second layer with vanilla espresso buttercream before placing the final layer on top. My ganache came out a little bit grainy even with very patiently waiting, but when the cake is at room temperature (compared with when I take my tupperware of extra ganache out of the fridge to swipe a spoonful out) it's not noticeable. The baking time might be slightly different, I would check the cakes at 40 minutes and see if they need more time . That’s so wonderful to hear, Felicia! Hi Saz! It's the perfect way to have your coffee and eat it too! So happy to hear this recipe was a hit – it’s one of my faves! Thanks for a great recipe! I recently tried to make Genoise cake and it was a fail! Hi Mindy, this cake is actually based off my coffee cupcakes. It tastes amazing, though! For the eggs, you would use 1 whole egg + 1 egg yolk. Fill the first layer with vanilla espresso buttercream and place the … I tweak for sweetness as I usually do (by using only half the sugar in the recipe), with no adverse consequences. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl and give it a few stirs to make sure there are no lumps. Hi!! In a separate bowl, add the oil, milk, coffee, eggs, and vanilla. It’s basically my classic vanilla buttercream recipe with instant espresso powder added, but it ended up looking so pretty with the little flecks of espresso and tasting like a dream. You can use a spoon to move batter from one pan to another if one is more full than the other. I would love to make a mini version of this using 2 6-inch cake pans. Thanks for letting me know . Hi Ara! So much fun and easy to follow. How deep are the 6” pans you used? Hi--love the cake. Let me know in the comments below or tag me on Instagram so I can see your coffee-infused creation! A vanilla cake layered with dark chocolate ganache and a coffee Baileys buttercream. Of course, you can also double the recipe if that is easier for you. Sounds delicious. If you’ve had these yummy cookies before you know they were made for pairing with coffee! It is strange when they start growing up and are off to school isn't it Amanda! You will have extra frosting leftover for sure though! What a gorgeous cake. Defrost it thoroughly before decorating. 9 cups (1080g) powdered sugar Can't you tell by this long comment that I like coffee? This just look delicious. I am so glad to hear that you enjoy this recipe! Also, has anyone subbed cake flour for AP flour? Whisk on high speed for one minute. Just bake them at the same temp for 17 minutes and they’ll be perfect. Stir to combine well. For garnish, I’ve used some chocolate covered espresso beans and these Speculoos cookies from Trader Joe’s ground into crumbs. In metric if possible. I forgot I also had a question about the granulated sugar. There are so many wonderful flavors that pair amazingly well with a hint of espresso. Cuban espresso would be totally fine, any kind of coffee that tastes good will do whatever kind of coffee/espresso you go for, it should be room temperature when you add it to the batter, so make sure you allow time for it to cool in your recipe prep. Hi Soha! I made this for the office and it was a surprise hit! Past highlights include Blueberry Muffin and Buttermilk Pancakes Cake, Peaches and Cream Fluffy Muffin Cake, Cream Cheese-Swirled Cherry and Mixed Berries Cake, Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Bliss Cake, Brown Sugar-Topped Cinnamon-Sugar Coffee Cake, and The Best Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. I made a few tweaks to the cake recipe because I wanted it to be just a little bit different to the cupcakes so I’m not just giving you the same exact recipe twice. Hi Elizabeth! Struggled making layers. THANKS! Add powdered sugar a few cups at a time, scraping down bowl and paddle between intervals. Oh ok! One minute they're crawling, and before you know it, they'll be driving! Hi Jordanne! Slowly dd the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in three batches, mixing gently between each addition. I'd love to see how it turned out! Hi! Whether you need something sweet to add to your brunch table or you just love coffee-flavored things, this cake will make you oh so happy. I also think I put way more chocolate than called for into the icing haha. The frosting is good as-is (though I've tried switching out half the butter for cream cheese, with excellent results). How to Make Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker, Coffee Flavored Cake with Whipped Mocha Icing, « Caramel Cast Iron Apple Pie (Updated Recipe). Unfrosted cake layers can be wrapped tightly in plastic wrap and stored in the freezer for up to two months before thawing and frosting. I’ve never made coffee cake before and I’m not the best at baking, so I was pleasantly surprised at how soft the cake turned out to be!