Coffee Cake

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Coffee Cake


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 8
  • Flour or Maida – 1 1/4th cup + 1 tbsp for dusting a tin

  • Baking Soda – 1/2 tsp

  • Unsweetened Cocoa powder – 3 tbsp.

  • Salt – 1/4 tsp or a pinch

  • Oil – ½ cup + 1tsp for greasing pan.

  • Sugar – 1/2 cup

  • curd– 1/2 cup

  • Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp

  • Milk – 1/2 cup (If required add more to adjust the consistency)

  • Coffee powder – 1 tbsp

  • Warm water – 1 tbsp. for coffee preparation

  • Baking Powder– 1 tsp


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Mix all wet ingredients Oil, Vanilla essence, curd, milk in a bowl. Add sugar. Whisk well till sugar dissolves and mixtures becomes fluffy.
  • In a slightly warm water add instant coffee powder. Mix well. Add into oil curd mixture. Whisk well. Keep aside.
  • Sift Maida, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder together twice or thrice for any impurities. Add salt. Mix well. Keep aside.
  • Mix dry ingredients slowly into wet mixture. Fold gently. (Add milk if required to adjust the consistency)
  • Grease baking pan with oil. Dust it with flour and spread evenly.
  • Pour cake batter. Lightly tap the pan so that batter is spread evenly and there are no air bubbles.
  • Bake for 25-28 minutes. Insert a toothpick, it should come out clean. Let the pan sit on counter for 5 minutes.
  • Flip cake and let it cool on wire rack. Transfer it into a refrigerator.
  • Frost with any coffee or chocolate frosting or serve as it is.