Chocolate Mocha Cake

Course: Main

Servings: 8 people

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Ingredients
for the chocolate mocha cake
  • butter - 12 oz ((or margarine))
  • caster sugar - 12 oz
  • self-raising flour - 12 oz
  • eggs - 6
  • cocoa powder - 3 oz
  • kahlua - 2 fl oz ((or coffee))
  • double cream - 3 fl oz
for the frosting
  • Betty Crocker Vanilla Icing - 2 tubs
  • cocoa powder - 2 tbsp
  • mocha drinking powder - 1 sachet
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180 C and grease and/or line two 7 inch cake tins.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition.
  4. Add the cream and kahlua/coffee and beat well.
  5. Fold in the cocoa powder and flour and combine well.
  6. Spoon into the prepared tins and bake for one hour.
  7. Leave to cool in the tins for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. To prepare the frosting, mix all of the ingredients together well.
  9. Sandwich the cooled cake layers together with the frosting.