Was looking for a simple instant coffee cake recipe and after reading few here and there, zeroed on this one from Nestlé. But as usual did not had many things at home and being a weekend decided to go with what ever had and make a simple sponge cake with coffee flavor. Very surprised how simple and tasty it came out being a coffee lover would try it again :)
Had a disastrous start when mixed baking powder and baking soda in the wet mix of butter and sugar. And at the end thought would put at-least few raisins in the middle but that too I forgot as you see them in the picture on the top layer.
But the best is when things goes right it goes RIGHT :) with all that the cake came out very perfect I wish had a picture from just out of oven , these are pictures after cutting the cake.
So here is my poor man recipe if you want to give a try.
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup unsalted butter
- 3 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons NESCAFÉ instant Coffee
- 1 cup milk ( warmed the milk and add the instant coffee and let it cool before mixing)
- 1 teaspoons of vanilla
Please ensure the oven is preheated enough with 20-25 minutes of heating time to get best result from oven.