Calling all my chocolate & coffee lovers to this Mocha Cake! 
Do you want a delicious treat to pair with your next cup of brew? ↓

Below is THE BEST Mocha cake recipe using BREW coffee 🤎  don't forget to tag us on social media if you make it @brewaustralia

Happy baking!!!


For the Cake:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 ⅔ cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder nice quality
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 eggs large
  • 1 1/4 cups of brew coffee
  • 1/2 cup water
  • ¾ cup veggie oil

For the Buttercream:

  • 1 lb butter unsalted
  • 2 lb confectioners sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp espresso powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the Ganache:

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chopped
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream



For the Batter:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. 
  2. Butter and flour three 9-inch cake pans. I highly recommend using cake strips for a more even bake.
  3. Sift together the dry ingredients (including the sugar) into the bowl of a stand mixer and whisk to combine.
  4. Add the wet ingredients into a large bowl and whisk together.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients.
  6. Whisk to combine then mix on level 2 for two minutes.
  7. Distribute batter evenly to the three pans and bake for about 35-40 minutes at 350F or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. I recommend rotating the pans halfway through the bake.
  8. Allow time to cool for 5 minutes, then invert onto wire racks to cool fully.

For the Mocha Buttercream:

  1. Sift the confectioners’ sugar, salt, cocoa and espresso powder into a bowl.
  2. Whip the butter for about 5 minutes using a paddle attachment (in a standing mixer).
  3. Beat in the sugar mixture slowly.
  4. Add vanilla and drizzle in the cream while beating until desired consistency is reached. If the you want the buttercream to have a stronger espresso taste, add as much as you would like! 

For the Ganache:

  1. Warm the cream and pour over the chocolate. Set aside for a few minutes and whisk together. If there’s a few bits of unmelted chocolate just microwave it for 10 seconds on half power and whisk again.
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