Sunday, July 13, 2008

Capucinno Cake


Selfraising flour- 225 g
Butter- 225 g
Caster sugar- 225 g
Eggs- 4
Cocoa powder- 1 tsp
Coffee powder- 1 rounded tbsp


White chocolate- 100 g
Butter- 50 g
Icing sugar- 175 g
Milk- 3 tbsp


1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius (fan oven 160 degree celcius).
2. Grease and line a 2 lb loaf tin.
3. Cream the butter and sugar well, then add the eggs one by one at a time.
4. Sift the flour and baking powder into this mixture and mix it until smooth.
5. Mix the cocoa and coffee powder with two tbsp of warm water.
6. Pour the coffee mixture into the cake mixture and mix it until smooth.
7. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for about 40-45 min or until a skewer
inserted comes out clean.


1. To prepare the icing break the chocolate into small pieces.
2. Place the butter, chocolate and milk in a bowl over a small saucepan
of simmering water.
3. When the chocolate and butter is melted completely mix it well and
take it of from heat.
4. Sift the icing sugar into the chocolate mixture and mix it until smooth.
5. Spread the icing on top of the cake, dust it with some cocoa powder.

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