Today we made Mocha Layer Cake With Cocoa Cream Cheese Frosting!
2C chocolate chips, 1t salt, 3C flour, 1 1/2C brewed coffee, 1/4C skim milk, 4T cold butter, 1 1/2C sugar, 1/3C cocoa powder, 1 1/2T baking powder
Frosting: 5T skim milk, 1/2C cocoa, 5 to 5 1/2C powdered sugar, sifted, 4 oz cream cheese
Preheat oven to 350F. Melt 1 CUP chocolate chips with coffee. Stir until blended. Cool.
In bowl, sift together dry ingredients including sugar. Blend in butter. Mixture should still be powdery. Stir in skim milk and coffee mixture.
Fold in remaining chocolate chips.
Turn into 2 greased, round 8″ cake pans.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until center is set and cakes come away from sides of pans. Cool. Remove cakes from pans. Frost: Mix all frosting ingredients until spreadable.
Spread 1/3 of frosting on bottom cake layer.
Cover with top cake layer. Spread remaining frosting on top and sides. Chill until ready to serve.
Today we made Mocha Gelato!
12 oz chocolate chips, 4T instant coffee granules, 1C sugar, 1T hot water, 3C skim milk
Dissolve coffee granules in hot water in medium saucepan.
Add sugar, cornstarch and milk to coffee.
Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thickened and the consistency of pudding.
Add chocolate chips. Stir until smooth.
Today I made Chocolatey Mocha Cake with Chocolate Peanut Butter Glaze!
2C chocolate chips, 1/2C butter, 1/3C cocoa, 3 eggs, 3/4C sugar, 2/3C brown sugar, 1 1/2C flour, 1C brewed coffee, 1/2t baking powder
Glaze: 1/3C brown sugar, 2T peanut butter, 1/3C cocoa, 6T skim milk
Preheat oven to 350F.
Sift together dry ingredients. Set aside. Melt 1 CUP chocolate chips with butter, coffee and brown sugar.
Stir until smooth. Stir in white sugar.
Cool 20 minutes. Beat in eggs.
Stir in dry ingredients. Blend well.
Stir in remaining chocolate chips.
Turn into greased 10″ round pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool Completely.
Mix glaze ingredients.
Spread on top of cake.
Chill 10 minutes or until set.
Today I made Mocha Brownies!
1 1/2C sugar, 1C butter, melted, 1/4 cup brewed coffee, cooled, 3 eggs, 2/3C flour, 2/3C cocoa, 1/2t baking powder, 1/4t salt
Preheat oven to 350F. Melt butter. Mix with sugar. Stir in coffee.Stir in eggs until just blended. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to wet. Turn into greased 9″X13″ baking dish. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out almost clean.