The cake mocha is a sweet coffee very simple and quick to make, a cake from the sideboard where the coffee is the real star, perfect for breakfast but also for snack, in case you need a sprint.

The ingredients of this recipe are few, and blend quickly without too much care, the glaze that covers it in complete the cake in a very gentle way and it marries perfectly with the aroma of coffee, giving a note of caramel thanks to the brown sugar.

The coffee in the kitchen, you can safely include among the spices, her ability to cook and adapt recipes, sweet and savory is a feature that is not so simple to find, the whole thing is in understanding which coffee to choose for our dishes, if you want to use the coffee for starters, first courses or desserts are light, like a mousse, better to opt for blends delicate, with a good quality arabica coffees, of course, in such a way that the taste of the coffee impreziosisca but do not cover the dish, if you want to use it in recipes like this cake, where the taste of the coffee must stand out or if you want to match it to the dishes of meat, then you can choose mixtures and more intense, and robust.

Also the roasting has its importance to the recipe, in which you’ll use coffee, be it in powder or espresso, or both as in our case, have a coffee, less roasted is more acidic, coffee, very roasted, however, has a more intense flavor and should be balanced according to the use that you make of it, then if you want to be sure how to enjoy a good cup of coffee, and then select it with consciousness, we have prepared the guide for you, so much to say.

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Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Doses for

8 People


  • 300 g Flour type 0
  • 150 g cane Sugar
  • 115 g extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 cups strong Coffee
  • 20 g Coffee powder
  • 1 Egg only egg white
  • 50 g icing Sugar
  • 80 g caster Sugar
  • 3-4 drops Lemon
  • 8 g Yeast, instant desserts


To prepare the cake recipe mocha take a coffee pot from the three and prepare a strong coffee.

Put in a bowl the eggs, sugar and whip using a hand mixer, until the mixture is lighter and fluffy.

Add the oil flush.

Add the flour, baking powder, coffee powder, and stir.

Add the coffee liquid.

Stir again.

Pour the mixture into a baking dish greased with oil and floured.

Bake at 180°C in a static oven for about 40 minutes.

Always do the test toothpick and, if necessary, increase or decrease the cooking times according to your oven.

Put to cool on a wire rack.

Take an egg white, powdered sugar and granulated sugar.

Add some drops of lemon juice and whip with a whisk.

Pour the icing on the cake, and wait for it to solidify a bit.

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The amount of sugar in the cake is 150 g due to the presence of icing sugar, but if you like a sweeter taste, you can safely increase the dose of sugar is 200 grams.

You can always test with a toothpick before removing the cake from the oven as each oven has its own cooking time.

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