Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake


Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius.

Heat coffee in a saucepan. Remove from heat and when it is at room temperature. Whisk in the cocoa until dissolved.

In a mixing bowl whisk together sugar, oil, apple and custard powder for about 2 minutes. Then add extracts and coffee-cocoa liquid. Sift in rest of dry ingredients and mix until smooth.

Pour into a tin lined with baking paper and bake for about 45 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of Jaquie Brown


  • 1 3/4 C fresh brewed coffee
  • 2/3 C cocoa
  • 1 1/2 C granulated brown sugar
  • 1/3 C rice bran oil
  • 1/3 C stewed apple, blended
  • 1/4 C custard powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 2 C all purpose flour
  • 1/2 C ground almond
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
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