Friday, October 21, 2011


Recipe source:Authentic Suburban Gourmet
You can find the original recipe here.

For the cake

  1. All purpose flour- 1 3/4 cup
  2. Sugar- 2 cups
  3. Unsweetened cocoa powder- 3/4 cup
  4. Baking soda- 2tsp
  5. Baking powder- 1 tsp
  6. Salt -1/4 tsp
  7. Buttermilk- 1 cup
  8. Vegetable oil- 1/2 cup
  9. Eggs-2 large
  10. Vanilla essence- 2tsp
  11. Freshly brewed hot coffee- 1 cup


  • Preheat the oven to 180 deg c
  • Line the cake tins/cup cake trays with parchment paper/cupcake liners.Or just lightly grease the pan and dust with flour,tapping out excess
  • Whisk together all purpose flour,sugar,cocoa powder,baking soda,baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • In another bowl whisk together buttermilk,oil,eggs and vanilla essence.
  • Slowly beat in the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Now slowly beat in the hot coffee and mix until combined.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pans and bake  for 30 to 35 minutes or until  a cake tester inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the pan for completely before removing .


  1. Whipping cream-2 cups
  2. Sugar-2 tbsp
  3. Instant coffee powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Cocoa powder- 1 tbsp


  • Combine all the ingredients and whip to form stiff peaks.
  • Spread this over the cake and serve.
Sending this to Bake fest event at zesty palette  hosted by vardhini

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