Coffee cake

Coffee cake

1 review
READY IN 1 hour
PREP TIME 20 mins
COOK TIME 40 mins

A really good friend of mine at my dental college used to treat us with homemade coffee cake. As I was living in the hostel, I used to miss homemade food. She would make the cake herself and surprise us.

I found this coffee cake recipe on the internet, with a few changes this is one of the spongiest, moist coffee cakes you can make for a tea party.

My hubby just loves this cake and he isn't much fond of the frosting (conscious about the calories


  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tsp instant coffee


  • 1Preheat the oven to 180 deg. Keep a round pan of 24 cm ready with an oil spray.
  • 2Whisk the egg whites till they form stiff peaks. Add sugar gradually and beat.
  • 3Add vanilla essence, egg yolks and oil. Beat till you get a smooth batter.
  • 4Fold in the flour, baking powder and instant coffee mix.
  • 5Pour the batter in the cake tray and bake for 40 mins or till your tooth prick comes out clean.
  • 6Enjoy with a cup of tea or hot chocolate!



11 December, 2016
Great job
12 December, 2016