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Luscious Mocha Layer Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Luscious Mocha Layer Cake, by , is from 'Cooking With Harmony' 2nd Edition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Cook
Added: Monday, July 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 Cup butter, softened
3 Cups packed brown sugar
4 eggs
3 tsp vanilla extract
3 Cups all-purpose flour
3/4 Cup baking cocoa
3 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 Cups brewed coffee,cooled
1 1/3 Cups sour cream
Frosting:
2 pkgs cream cheese (8 oz each)
1/2 Cup butter, softened
8 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 Cup brewed coffee, cooled
3 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp almond extract
6 Cups confectioners' sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour three 9-inch cake pans.

In large mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time,beating well after each egg. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda,and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with coffee and sour cream. Divide into three pans and bake for 35-35 minutes, or until tooth pick comes out clean. Cool for ten minutes, then remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.

In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Beat in the melted chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and almond until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread between cake layers and over top and sides of cake. Cover and refrigerate until served.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 to 16
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This rich and moist cake combines the great tastes of chocolate and coffee and is wonderful with a cup of coffee or a glass of cold milk.

 

 

 

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