Kahlua Cake Mar 23, 2023 13:34:21 GMT -5
Post by songbird on Mar 23, 2023 13:34:21 GMT -5
Kahlua Cake Recipe
Make the cake:
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
⅔ cup butter, at room temperature
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup Kahlua
1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
Make the frosting:
2 tablespoons Kahlua
1 teaspoon instant coffee, or espresso powder (we use Delallo brand)
½ cup butter, at room temperature
2 cups powdered sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons milk, more if needed
1 ounce semisweet chocolate
1 tablespoon butter
For the cake:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9- x 13-inch baking pan.
In a medium saucepan over low heat (or in the microwave), melt the chocolate and butter together. Mix in sugar, eggs, vanilla and Kahlua. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
Spread in prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F, 25 to 30 minutes or until batter starts to pull away from sides of pan. Cool.
For the frosting:
In a small bowl, mix Kahlua with instant coffee, stirring until coffee is dissolved. In a medium bowl, cream butter, powdered sugar and vanilla together. Add coffee mixture and beat until well blended. Add milk to desired consistency. Spread frosting over cooled cake.
In a small saucepan, melt chocolate and butter together. Cool slightly, then drizzle topping over frosting. Cool until chocolate is set.
How to serve the cake:
Cut into squares and serve with vanilla ice cream.
How to freeze the cake:
Make the entire recipe; cool. Cut into pieces. Freeze the pieces already cut into small squares. Defrost and serve!