Coffee & Spice Cake

Difficulty

Difficulty

Medium

Serves

Serves

4 people

Cooking time

Cooking time

40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup of The Good Oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom (optional)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp instant coffee powder dissolved in 2 tsp of water
  • 250g yoghurt
  • ¼ cup lemon juice

Icing

  • 175g softened butter
  • 1 ½ cups of sifted icing sugar
  • 1 tsp instant coffee dissolved in a little bit of water
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt

Method

With an electric beater, beat the eggs and sugar until light, fluffy and doubled in size (about 4 minutes). Then drizzle in The Good Oil as you continue beating.

Add vanilla and beat well.

Add half of the flour and half of yoghurt and coffee. Add the remainder.

Stir in lemon juice.

Pour into lined tin and bake for about 30-40 minutes at 170C.

Top with cinnamon and coffee icing.