Rich Chocolate Cake- Repost

 Repost For Entry To The  'cakes n cookies' event in sara's corner

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Hershey's Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Boiling Folgers Coffee(use any instant coffee)
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cups Flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking Soda


preheat oven to 350F. 
Mix together flour,baking soda and salt and keep aside.In 
a mixer beat together butter,sugar and cocoa.To this add 
boiling instant coffee,buttermilk,egg and vanilla and beat well.

Then add the dry ingredients and beat well.Scrape sides of 
bowl if needed while mixing.Pour the cake batter to the baking pan 
and place them into a preheated oven of 350 degrees for 30-35 
minutes until the tooth pick inserted comes out clean.

Butter cream cocoa icing recipe...

  • 1 cup solid white vegetable shortening

  • 1 tsp essence( vanilla or any other flavour)

  • 2 tbsp milk or water

  • 1 lb pure cane confectionery sugar(approx. 4 cups)

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder

  • 1 tbsp Wilton meringue powder

  • pinch of salt

Mix all the ingredients well

Recipe courtesy :


  1. Such a great picture, you're making me very hungry. This looks sooooo good, will defenitely try this one day!

  2. wow...very tempting cake, Vrinda..Is it ok if I don't add meringue powder for icing ?

  3. Vrinda, you should open a cake store...really, you are really good at making these cuties

  4. What a mouth-water chocolate cake with excellent deco..just love it and wish to have a bite:)

  5. amme...!!!!
    ee vrinda kutty enne kothipichu kothipichu kollunnee...
    Adipoli dea...i m gonna stop telling you are a marvel in this ;) unless you send me some...
    shhhoo....loved the presentation, it looks o chocolaty and yummy...oooh....i m drooling..

  6. Nice picuture the icing on the cake :)

  7. Ooh! What dark, creamy rich chocolate cake! It really looks nice and lovely! Superb decoration of swirlies!

  8. Ymmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! the cake looks so professional and delicious with a beautiful design.You r a very talented baker.Just keep it up.

  9. Hi friend this is vennilla here.. ur doing a really good job.. can we exchange links..

  10. I wont repeat my dialogues again and again about you. Sachin is always sachin even if you praise him or not.

    The cake looks great.

  11. Dear Vrinda and Mahesh
    Awesome!! I am out off baking for many years but resisting the temptation to restart --let me see
    Have a nice weekend

  12. Yummy cake...taking us all into festive mood :).

  13. that's an irresistible cacao delight, nicely decorated too!!

  14. That is a work of art! Almost hate to eat it - but really want to. So delectable.

  15. Superb cake thanks a lot for participating the event. first time here. you have wonderful space following u.

  16. That is such a beauty !!!!. I would'nt have the heart to eat it , just keep looking at it and admire the cake. Love the design. Very Professional.

  17. Wow! this looks lovely and tempting.Wonderful decoration .

  18. Great!love that frosting..adipoli Vrinda..

  19. Beautifully decorated chocolate mocha cake! I'm going to copy this.

  20. I love the design on the cake. Gorgeous!

  21. hi vrinda... thanks for sharing....
    I would like to know.....a quick info...
    when u r using an instant coffee to make upto half cup.. wot is the proportion of water and coffee powder?
    Do let me know.. I m looking to make a similar cake sooon.. but wasnt sure abt the coffee proportion.

  22. The decoration on the cake itself is very good. And, who doesn't like coffee and that too a coffee cake :-)

  23. depends on how strong is ur coffee powder,so just add to the boiled water...


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