Cinnamon coffee hot water sponge cake

Recipe from: 23 May 2016
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Ingredients 15
Servings 8
Time 10 min

Ingredients

  • 3
    eggs separated
  • 250
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 375
    ml
    cake flour
  • 1
    ml
    salt
  • 5
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 2
    ml
    ground nutmeg
  • 30
    ml
    butter or oil
  • 125
    ml
    strong black coffee
  • 15
    ml
    baking powder
  • Icing:
  • 625
    ml
    sifted icing sugar
  • 50
    ml
    soft butter
  • 2
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 5
    ml
    instant coffee powder
  • 50
    ml
    milk
 

Method

30 min
 
Whisk egg yolks and sugar until thick and pale. Sift together salt, flour and spices. Add to egg yolk mixture and beat again. The mixture will be crumbly. Melt the butter in coffee and add to the cake mixture beating until smooth.

Fold in the stiffly whisked egg whites and lastly add the baking powder. Pour into 2 x 20cm pre-greased cake tins.

Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 25 – 30 minutes or until a cake skewer comes out clean.

For the icing:
Mix all ingredients together until smooth. Once cooled completely you can proceed to ice the cake.

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