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Coffee & dates cake

Oct-10-2017
Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
20 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
Serves
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ABOUT Coffee & dates cake RECIPE

Taking the love for coffee to another level with this delicious coffe cake, filled with juicy dates and kick of the coffee.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • European
  • Baking
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. All purpose flour - 1.75 cups
  2. Baking powder - 1.5 tsp
  3. Baking soda - 1/4 th tsp
  4. Salt - 1/2 tsp
  5. Unsalted butter - 3/4 th cup
  6. White sugar - 1/2 cup
  7. Brown sugar - 1/2 cup
  8. Eggs - 3
  9. Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  10. Milk - 1/3 rd cup
  11. Instant coffee - 1.5 tbsp (dissolved in 1 tbsp of boiling water )
  12. Coarsely chopped deseeded dates - 1/2 cup
  13. Coffee frosting :
  14. Unsalted butter - 1/2 cup
  15. Icing sugar - 2 cups
  16. Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
  17. Instant coffee - 1 tsp (dissolved in 1 tsp of boiling water )
  18. Cream - 1 tbsp

Instructions

  1. 1. Whisk the butter (should be at room temperature). Once it is fluffy enough,add the sugars and whisk for another 3-4 minutes.
  2. 2. Then add the eggs one by one,while whisking the butter mix.
  3. 3. Whisk till the mixture is foamy enough.Meanwhile sieve the flour,baking soda, baking powder and salt together,keep aside.
  4. 4. Now add the dissolved coffee into the egg mixture as well as vanilla extract. Whisk well.
  5. 5. Now fold in the flour mix and the milk in three parts alternating with each other.
  6. 6. Finally fold in the dates and give it a final mix.Divide the batter into 2 parts, pouring each part into a greased 23 cm baking tin.
  7. 7..Place the tins in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. 8. Rest the cakes once they are done.
  9. 9.To make the frosting, whisk the butter (should be at room temperature), slowly add the icing sugar while whisking it.
  10. 10. Then add the cream to make it smooth.Finally add the vanilla extract and the coffee mix and whisk till desired consistency is attained
  11. 11.Pour the mix into piping bags and frost the cakes accordingly by putting the frosting on one cake, topping it with the other cake and decorating the top with more frosting.

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Astha Gulati
Oct-13-2017
Astha Gulati   Oct-13-2017

Simply awesome!

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