Mocha Cake ala Goldilocks

Are you a coffee lover? Why not try out our Mocha Cake ala Goldilocks, it’s simply delightful and a must try for all coffee lovers! This mocha cake ala goldilocks is so decadent with the sweet pairings of the frosting, it’s so irresistible you will surely reach for more. With the frosting filling the middle and coating the outside of the cake, it makes the cake moist and buttery, very decadent. It’s a great cake for parties or even just an afternoon snack, so bake some and enjoy with your tea or coffee. I’m sure it will make up your afternoon~

Mocha Cake ala Goldilocks

This Mocha Cake may look a little more tedious than other cakes, needing many detailed steps to complete. Quite a far cry from all the easy one bowl recipe cakes that's for sure. But, you will see in the end that it is all worth it! With hard work comes great results after all, and the amazingly delicious goldilocks cake you will get in the end will surely make you happy. If youre still worried then dont be, here we have written out detailed steps from start to finish to guide you through it! Just follow our lead~
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes



  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tbsp coffee granules or powder
  • 2 tbsp water


  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp coffee granules or powder
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • In a bowl, add 4 egg whites, 1/4 tsp cream of tartar and whip it until foamy.
  • Add in 1/4 cup of sugar and continue whipping until stiff peaks
  • In another bowl, sift 1 cup of cake flour, '6 cup sugar, 1 tbsp cocoa powder, and 1 tsp salt
  • Also sift in 1 tsp of baking powder. Mix well, and set aside.
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  • In another bowl, add 4 egg yolks, 1 /4 and 2 tbsp vegetable oil, 1 /3 cup evaporated milk, and 2 tbsp of coffee granules with 2 tbsp of water and whisk everything together.
  • Add half of the dry mixture and add the remaining of the dry mix-ture and mix well.
  • Fold in the egg whites in two batches, by scraping down the side and in the middle
  • Pour in half of the batter into an 8×8 inch baking pan lined with parchment paper and tap 3 times to remove air bubbles. Similarly, do the same steps for the remaining of the cake batter.
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  • Bake at 160 degree celsius for 13 to 15 minutes. Check by poking the toothpick at the center of the cake
  • If the toothpick comes out clean, your cake is done!
  • Flip your cake and place it on the baking rack to cool. Once cooled, remove the parchment paper and set aside. Similarly, do the same for the second batch of the batter.
  • To make the frosting, in a small bowl of 2 tbsp of coffee granules, add 1 tbsp of cocoa powder and 1/4 cup of evaporated milk. Mix well and set it aside.
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  • In another bowl, cream 1 cup of unsalted butter until light and fluffy
  • Add the coffee mixture earlier and mix well and scrape the sides
  • Add half of the powdered sugar and mix, and add in another half and mix thoroughly.
  • Assemble the cake and add the frosting. Cover the whole cake with frosting. For leftover frosting, using a star shaped tip, pipe around the edges
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: Bakery, Coffee

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