Valentine's Day too! How to make a "coffee chocolate cake" for coffee lovers | NEXTWEEKEND
This is Asami Ino, a barista and coffee life planner at GARTEN COFFEE.
In the column "#Coffee and Small Ambitions", we propose ways to enjoy coffee at home that will make your time much more delicious by adding ideas and a little extra effort.
It's almost Valentine's Day.
What kind of memories do you have?
I gather with my friends to hold sweets-making practice sessions, and study wrapping.
It was a big event when I was a student.
The time to prepare for someone is exciting, isn't it?
Of course, the whole family can make it, or you can bake it for yourself.
For those who want to make something this year, this time I would like to introduce a cake using coffee that I would like to give to that person who loves coffee.
A slightly bitter chocolate cake for grown-ups.
I made a recipe that is easy to make with a small amount of 2 mini pound cakes that you can buy at a 100 yen shop, but if you double the amount, you can bake it in the size of an 18 cm pound cake.
Coffee is used both inside and outside the fabric.
A chocolate cake that is neither too heavy nor too light is accented with the soft aroma and bitterness of coffee.
Please decorate with your favorite toppings such as nuts and dried fruits!
Coffee chocolate cake
Ingredients (for 2 mini pound molds)
・Bring all ingredients to room temperature.
・Preheat the oven at 170 degrees.
How to make
1. Put the butter that has been returned to room temperature in a bowl and mix. Add granulated sugar and mix until whitish.
2. Add the beaten egg in several batches and mix.
3. Add the cake flour, pure cocoa, and baking powder while sifting and mix gently.
4. Add chocolate melted in hot water and instant coffee melted in hot water and mix to form a dough.
5. Pour into a container and bake in an oven preheated to 170 degrees for about 30 minutes. *It is OK if the inside is cooked.
6. Remove from the mold, sprinkle hot water chocolate over the whole, ground coffee powder, and top with dried fruits and nuts as you like.
Chill and harden and you're done!
If you decorate the coffee beans, it will be a little more mature and stylish. When you eat it, the scent spreads.
You can also bake them in a muffin tin.
Did you see the face of that coffee lover?
It's also nice to add coffee beans to the gift.
I hope you have a great time this Valentine's Day!
Enjoy your coffee life!
GARTEN COFFEE Barista/Coffee Life Planner Asami Ino
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