coffee syrup cake

Coffee Syrup Cake

Coffee Syrup Cake

Recipe by Donna


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This is a very moist coffee cake with a great taste of coffee syrup.


  • 3 tsp dry instant coffee

  • 1 Tbsp hot water

  • 3 eggs

  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar

  • 1 cup (150 g) self raising flour

  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder

  • 150 grams butter, melted

  • Coffee syrup
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar

  • 3/4 cup ( 180ml) water

  • 3 tsp dry instant coffee


  • Preheat oven 180C/160 C fan forced. Grease and line the bottom of a 21 cm round springform tin.
  • Combine coffee and water in a small jug, stir until dissolved.
  • Beat eggs in a small bowl with electric mixer about 8 minutes or until thick and creamy, gradually add sugar, beating until dissolved between additions. Fold in sifted flour and cocoa powder, then butter and coffee mix, pour mixture into pan.
  • Bake for 40 minutes. Cake is cooked when inserting a bamboo skewer into the center and it comes out clean. With the skewer make small holes in the cake for drizzling the hot syrup over. Reserve 1/4 cup for later.
  • Coffee Syrup
  • Stir ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat, with out boiling, until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil , transfer to a heatproof jug.

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