Free Recipe Mocha Cake with Chocolate Butter Creme

Recipe Type: D Recipes
Recipe Preparation: bake
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 1

Ingredients for Mocha Cake with Chocolate Butter Creme Recipe

1 c Pastry flour
1 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
2 Egg yolk, beaten
1/2 c Cold water
1 ts Orange zest
3/4 c Sugar
2 Egg whites, beaten stiff
1 tb Orange juice
2 tb Sugar
—-Chocolate Butter Creme–
3 Egg yolks
1 c Sugar
1/2 ts Cream of tartar
1/2 c Water
1/2 lb Unsalted butter
1/2 lb Vegetable shortening
1/2 lb Sweet chocolate
2 tb Instant coffee
2 tb Dark rum
Pinch of salt

Mocha Cake with Chocolate Butter Creme Preparation

CAKE: Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder 3 times. Set aside. With an electric mixer, beat the egg yolks and 3/4 cup sugar for 5 minutes. Gradually beat in the flour. Beat the egg whites stiff. As they begin to form peaks, beat in the 2 tbsp. sugar. Fold gently into flour mixture. Turn the batter into 2 well greased 8 inch aluminum cake pans. Bake at 350F for 25 minutes. In a small pot, bring the orange juice and 2 tbsp. sugar to a boil. Saturate the cakes with juice mixture. Let cool and unmold. Use chocolate butter creme recipe to fill between the layers and frost. CHOCLOLATE BUTTER CREME: Beat egg yolks until pale and foamy. Put the water, sugar and cream of tartar in a saucepan; cook to a thick syrupy consistency. Remove from heat and stir in the instant coffee. Slowly pour the hot (not boiling) syrup over the egg yolks, beating constantly; continue beating until thick and lukewarm. Gradually beat in the butter and shortening and beat until mixture is completely smooth. Fold in the melted chocolate. Beat again. Source: Great Moments in Cooking ch. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #260 Date: Sun, 22 Sep 1996 22:33:05 -0400 From: Cindy J Hartlin <>

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