Quick Cappuccino Coffee Cake
Posted by Jerseygirl Fri, 6 Aug 2004, at 1:53 p.m.
10 ounces milk chocolate
1 1/2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
4 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons coffee liqueur
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease an 8-inch square cake pan and line with
parchment paper; set aside. Melt chocolate and coffee in a heavy saucepan over
low heat, stirring frequently. With an electric mixer, beat butter until light
and fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add
chocolate mixture, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add flour and beat until smooth
and thick. Pour batter into pan and bake for 30 minutes, or until tester comes
out clean. Set aside to cool. Whisk together sugar and coffee liqueur until
smooth. Spread over cake. Cut into squares to serve.
Makes 9 servings.