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Chocolate cake with mocha buttercream and caramel drizzle

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Chocolate cake with mocha buttercream and caramel drizzle and an absolute feast with a cuppa coffee


1/4 cup cocoa
3 tbsp coffee
1 cup milk
100 gm butter
Heat to melt and mix together.

4 eggs
300 ml castor sugar
500 ml self-raising flour
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tbsp salt

Whisk eggs and sugar well
Fold sifted flour in gently.
Add vanilla and mix well
Add hot liquid and mix to combine.
Pour into the greased tin
Bake at 180C for 25-30 minutes
Decorate when cooled.
I used mocha buttercream

Mocha cream:

3 tbsp coffee mixed into
2 tbsp boiling water. Let it cool down

50 gm butter
200 gm sifted icing sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla

Cream butter well
Add icing sugar slowly.
Add vanilla and mix well
Mix in the cooled coffee mix.
Use and decorate as desired

Prepared, tried, and tested by:  Charmaine Pillay

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