Cappuccino Bar Slices – Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights – Salwaa Smith
Chocolate meets coffee – the perfect combination for this delectable chocolate cake variation. Tray baked and cut into slices. Enjoy a slice with your favourite coffee.
225gr softened butter
1 cup sugar
4 large eggs
1 ¾ cup self-raising flour
1 tsp cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
3 Tbsp instant coffee dissolved in 3 Tbsp hot water
100ml double cream
200gr white chocolate
1 tsp butter
Preheat your oven at 180°C
Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl till light and fluffy using electric beater. Then add the eggs and mix till all combined, sift the flour, baking powder, cocoa powder and mix till the cake mixture is smooth .Lastly mix the coffee mixture well into the cake mixture. Grease and line baking paper in a 28 x 18cm baking tin and pour your cake mixture evenly in your prepared baking tin.
Bake for the cake for 30 minutes or till the cake has risen and firm to touch.
Allow the cake to cool in the tin for 10 minutes once baked and then turn onto a cooling rack to cool completely.
Prepare the topping on the stove in a small sauce pan by adding all the topping ingredients on a low heat, ensuring the mixture does not boil or burn. When the chocolate starts to melt turn the heat off and mix till it’s all combined and silky smooth. Allow the topping to cool and then spread over your cooled cake.
Slice into 18-20 bars depending on your desirable serving size.
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