Jul 24, 2011

Coffee Cake with Whipped Cream Icing

Coffee cake with whipped cream icing
I had a huge carton of whipping cream stayed in my fridge for more than a month,I was thinking of a recipe to use that suff...Then one fineday my little sister came home and told me “Akka,my best friend birthday is tomorrow...Will you bake me a cake for her,Please” ..How can I say no to her...Walla!!! I remembered the whipping cream and thought of making some cake with a whipped cream icing on it..So I searched and found out this coffee cake..I modified it slightly and made it..And my sis was really happy about this cake and they had a wonderful surprise party for her friend..Making others happy,makes us happy right!!..I made a small cake,I recommend you all to double this recipe..So hope you all give this a try and let me know what you think..


All Purpose Flour / Maida -1 cup / 120 gms
Sugar- 1/2 cup / 100 gms
Oil- 1/3 cup / 80 ml
Eggs - 2
Coffee - 1 tblspn
Boiling water-2 tblspn
Baking powder-1/2 tsp
Baking soda-1/2 tsp

For Icing:

Whipped cream(Cream whipped with some icing sugar)
Coffee-1 tsp
Cocoa-1 tsp
Chocolate chips


Preheat the oven to 180°C(350°F).Oil a round tin and sprinkle some flour in it and coat it on all sides.

In a mixing bowl beat eggs till fluffy..Add in sugar and beat till fluffy.

Add in oil and beat well.Pour in the coffee mixture and mix well.

Sift in flour,baking powder,baking soda in this.

Fold gently till everything is combined.

Tip this into a well oiled tin and bake it in the oven for 25-35 min(please keep an eye on it)

When it is cooled cut it into two halves in the middled..

Add a dollop of whipped cream and cover it with other half.Cover the entire cake with whipped cream.

Decorate the cake with some whipped cream as per your wish.

Finally dust the entire cake with some cocoa powder and coffee powder mixture.

Sprinke with some chocolate shards or chips.Set this in fridge for 2 hours.

Slice and enjoy.


Grab your ingrediants

Beat eggs till fluffy

add in sugar and beat well

add in oil
coffee mixture

and sift in the flour,baking powder and baking soda

fold gently

tip this into the prepared tin..

bake it to perfection
Cream whipped till stiff

Slice the cooled cake in half,Sandwich the cake with whipped cream and cover it completely with cream..

Decorate the cake as per your wish

Dust it with cocoa and coffee powder

Sprinkle some chocolate chips



Hari Chandana said... Best Blogger Tips

OMG.. looks so so so tempting and perfect.. nice step by step pictures.. thanks for the awesome recipe dear.. Yummy :)
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Dzoli said... Best Blogger Tips

What a scrumptious cake.icing with whipped cream.yes please]

Krithi's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

So neatly done Aarthi, love anything with coffee flavor..

Toñi said... Best Blogger Tips

Qué mezcla de sabores más deliciosa, me apunto tu receta porque me ha gustado mucho, besitos.

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Mury said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for this recipe…something different and fun and delicious..I LOVE it!

Fathima said... Best Blogger Tips

Waah! I dont have a best friend who asks her sister to make such droolworthy cakes for me. Hmmm have to work on my PR skills.

Jokes apart, dreamy cake, fluffy cream, great instructions. Have to bookmark for the future.

TeRe said... Best Blogger Tips

Pues te ha quedado estupenda! Con el sabor a café y la presentación está perfecta. un beso

DD said... Best Blogger Tips

wow lovely cake!!

schmetterlingwords said... Best Blogger Tips

The very first pic made me utter a 'woww'!! It looks like it is something behind the glasses of a good bakery. Perfectly done and inviting :)

Mugdha said... Best Blogger Tips

it looks superb and droolworthy...and u make it soo simple to make...bookmarking it..:)

Victoria said... Best Blogger Tips

Que bueno!!! Esto debe estar riquísimo.

Gracias por visitar mi blog y por tus amables comentarios.


Carolina said... Best Blogger Tips

I like this cake very much. I do understand your sister liked it.

LA COCINERA DE BETULO said... Best Blogger Tips

Me gusta el sabor del café.

Sharmilee! :) said... Best Blogger Tips

Coffee flavoured cake is my fav..looks delicious n tempting

Rekha shoban said... Best Blogger Tips

perfect cake!!yummy yummy!!

Kalpana Sareesh said... Best Blogger Tips

wow very neat step by step pics n a grt cake.. love it so much..

Silvia said... Best Blogger Tips

Ummmmmmmmmm que gran delicia este pastel de chocolate.
Gracias por tu comentario :D


Ummmmmmmmmm great delight that this chocolate cake.
Thank you for your comment: D


Montse said... Best Blogger Tips

No me estraña que tú hermana se quedara contenta.Tiene muy buena pinta la tarta.
Un beso

Labidú said... Best Blogger Tips

MUY RICO TODO LO QUE VEO!!!! Gracias por venir a mi cocina. Me quedo en la tuya. Besinos.

Carmela (Sunflower) said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi, muchas gracias por pasar por mi blog y por tus bonitas palabras. A mí también me gusta mucho tu blog así que me quedo de seguidora.Besos.

Amy said... Best Blogger Tips

What a beautiful and decadent cake! Love the whipped frosting and the sprinkle of chocolate chips to top it off, it looks divine :)!

lola said... Best Blogger Tips

muchas gracias por la visita a mi blog me alegra que te guste, yo tambien he visto el tuyo y tienes cosas muy ricas, podemos seguir visitandonos si tu quieres ¿de donde eres?


Cooking Creation said... Best Blogger Tips

Aww! You're so sweet for making your sister's best friend a birthday cake! It looks amazing!

thermo said... Best Blogger Tips

Menuda tarta, me harías una a mi? jajjajajja
Gracias por tus palabras, me quedo por aquí.

Maria Pilar-COCINICA said... Best Blogger Tips

Una tentación irresistible.

Feliz verano.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Best Blogger Tips

wow, that is so sweet of you to bake it for her best friend. The cake looks super delicious :)

Rujuta said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow..The pics had me drooling all over it :))
Thanks for sharing the recipe..its lovely...
Happy Blogging

Pragyan said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely color of the cake!

Avshi said... Best Blogger Tips

Tried this today on our anniversary...it was yummy and my hubby had it till his tummy was full...thnx....keep it up

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

hi ,

I am a follower of your blog and have tried quite a few recipes. But today I have tried the coffee cake with a simple coffee glaze filling it turned out amazing.

I wanted to appreciate your effort in posting baking recipes which are simple and turn out too good.

Thank you

KRITI KOTHARI said... Best Blogger Tips

How to whip cream by hand

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@KRITI KOTHARIUse a whisk and whip it..it wil take quite a bit of time..

Bhathrah Pathi Kannadhason said... Best Blogger Tips

i m from nagercoil.. i got cooking interest only after seeing your blog.. everything is clearly explained.. where can i get all the ingredients for baking a cake??(tell me the name or exact location of the shop). pls reply me akka...

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Yum!! the best thing is your pictures .. that are really helpful and makes the coking esier..

sneha palande said... Best Blogger Tips

Cn v bake it in a normal mode or convection mode is required and for how mins which shld bake it...

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@sneha palandeit should be baked in convection mode. Same time.

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Bhathrah Pathi Kannadhasoni get most of my ingredients from lynns, rajas mall and a shop called arumugam store, it is opp to municipality office. And i buy from online shops as well.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi can u post milk rusk recipe.

Vidyalakshmi Sankaran said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Aarthi,

Can i replace oil with butter in this recipe?! If so what should be the quantity of butter and when(at which step) it should be added? Wanna bake it today! your quick response will be of great help! :-)

thank you

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Vidyalakshmi Sankaranyes u can use butter, use melted butter. same amount butter and same process

Avni said... Best Blogger Tips


tried this cake, but found a strong after taste of soda...what could be the reason

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Avnii think u must have added too much soda

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Can we use any oil? Or is there a specific oil? The cake looks delicious wanna try it..

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymousu can use any flavourless cooking oil

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Can you pls post the recipe of ambrosia chocolate coffee cake