YUM! The stuff of dreams, well my dreams anyway. Do yourself a favor and make this cake ASAP!
2 cups flour
1 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/3 cup very strong coffee or espresso, cooled
2/3 cup milk
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
3 tablespoons very strong coffee or espresso, cooled
1 Preheat oven to 350. Spray a bundt pan with cooking spray for baking.
2 Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
3 Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, then egg whites beating after each addition until well mixed then add vanilla.
4 Combine coffee and milk. Alternated adding flour mixture and coffee mixture to butter mixture, beating between each addition until well combined.
5 Pour into prepared pan and smooth top. Bake 40 – 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven, let sit in pan on cooling rack for 15 – 20 minutes before inverting onto serving platter and allowing to cool completely.
6 Whisk together glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over cake.
And one more picture because this Santa cake pedestal is so darn cute!
recipe from Thyme for Cooking Blog