Organic Coffee Layer Cake - Great for Birthdays!

This recipe makes two loaf-shaped layer cakes. The recipe seems complicated as it has many ingredients but if you prepare your ingredients in the three bowls as suggested below this cake will quickly become your favorite thing to bake.

Bowl one (medium bowl):
1/4 cup organic espresso coffee, cold (Laura likes Kokako Organic)
1/4 cup rice bran, sunflower, vegetable or canola oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
6 egg yolks

Bowl two (largest bowl):

1 1/3 cups stoneground white flour, sifted
1 tsp baking powder, sifted
1/2 tsp cinnamon, sifted
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup caster sugar

Bowl three (large bowl):
6 egg whites
1 tsp white vinegar

1/2 cup caster sugar, extra

300 mL cream, whipped
2 tbsp icing sugar

To make:
Preheat oven to 175ºC or 155ºC if fan-bake.Line the bottom of 3 loaf pans with baking paper - do not grease.

  1. Combine ingredients in each bowl as listed. add bowl one to bowl two and combine roughly.
  2. Using electric beaters beat egg whites with vinegar until foamy, slowly add the reserved sugar until a soft meringue forms (soft peaks).
  3. Add a large spoon of the egg white mixture to bowl two and combine. Fold through remaining egg whites.
  4. Divide mixture between the three pans and cook for 17-20 minutes until the cakes spring back lightly to the touch. Leave in pans until completely cool.
  5. Cut each cake in half and spread with cream whipped with icing sugar. Sandwich together to make two loaf cakes. Sprinkle with icing sugar to serve.

1 comment:

  1. It's so delicious.. You had given the keen procedure for making this Coffee Layer Cake recipe and thanks for posting the info on Recipes.


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