Honey Coffee Cake

Honey Coffee Cake

An exotic flavoured cake.

30ml coffee

30ml hot water

250g butter

20ml vanilla essence

380ml brown sugar

4 eggs

120ml custard powder

200ml ideal milk

500ml self-raising flour

Honey Coffee Icing

90g butter

15ml coffee

30ml hot water

15ml honey

15ml vanilla essence or coffee essence

750ml icing sugar


Flake chocolate or chocolate curls


– Spray and cook a 20cm ring pan. Preheat oven to 180*C
– Dissolve coffee in water and combine with butter, vanilla, sugar and eggs.
– Beat till creamy.
– Mix custard in milk.
– Sift in flour and add milk. Mix well till smooth and light.
– Spread in prepared tin.
– Bake at 180*C for 40min or till inserted skewer comes out clean.
– Allow to cool and place on cooling rack.
Icing: Melt butter. Stir in coffee, vanilla and half sifted icing sugar. Gradually stir in remaining icing sugar to make a spreadable mixture. Pour over cake so that it dribbles along the sides

Top with chocolate curls or flake.

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