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Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache

Indulge in a heavenly homemade Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache. Perfectly balanced flavors, easy to make, and serves 10. Try this tasty cake now.

Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache is a mouth-watering breakfast or dessert treat made from scratch. The base of the cake is a moist and fluffy sponge cake infused with coffee flavor, filled with a rich and creamy coffee butter filling, and topped with a decadent chocolate ganache.

The layers of the cake come together to create a harmonious blend of flavors and textures, making it a perfect treat for coffee lovers.
The coffee flavor in the cake and filling gives a subtle yet delicious taste of coffee, while the chocolate ganache adds a rich and chocolatey touch to the cake.
The buttercream is a perfect balance of sweetness and coffee flavor that complements the sponge and the chocolate ganache.
Overall, this recipe is a perfect balance of flavors that will make your taste buds sing.


Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache

Cooking method: Baking
Cuisine: Other
Courses: Dessert
Difficulty: intermediate
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
20 min 35 min 20 min 75 min
Servings: 10 person
Calories: 614kcal
Best season: all

A Little History Of Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache

The history of Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache is not well documented.

Coffee cake in general, is believed to have originated in Europe, where it was traditionally served as a sweet accompaniment to coffee. However, the specific combination of coffee sponge cake, coffee butter filling and chocolate ganache is a more recent creation and it’s not clear when and where it first originated.

Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache Recipe
Indulge in a heavenly homemade Coffee Cake With Chocolate Ganache.

It’s likely that this recipe is a modern take on traditional coffee cake recipe, with the addition of the coffee butter filling and chocolate ganache, which add more complexity and flavor to the cake.

The recipe may have been

developed by a pastry chef or a home cook experimenting with different flavors and textures to create a unique and delicious treat.
It’s hard to pin down an exact history for this recipe, but its delicious combination of flavors and textures makes it a popular choice among coffee lovers and pastry enthusiasts.


For the coffee cake sponge

For the coffee butter filling

For the chocolate ganache


  1. Preheat the oven

    to 180°C (350°F).
    Grease and flour two (9 inch) square or round cake pans.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Add the butter and mix until crumbly.

  4. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, milk, and instant coffee powder dissolved in hot water together.

  5. Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, mixing until well combined.

  6. Divide the batter evenly between the two prepared cake pans and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean.

  7. Remove from the oven and let cool.

  8. Make the coffee butter filling

  9. In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, vanilla, icing sugar, and coffee powder until smooth and spreadable.

  10. Cut both cake sponge in two, to have 4 sponge layers and spread the filling between the four cooled cake sponge layers.
    Leave some of the filling for decorating the top of the cake (optional).

  11. Make the chocolate ganache

  12. In a small saucepan, heat the cream until it just begins to simmer.

  13. Remove from heat and add the chopped chocolate. Stir until the chocolate is fully melted and the mixture is smooth.

  14. Spread the chocolate ganache over the top of the cake. Let it cool and decorate with the remaining coffee butter (optional).

  15. Put in fridge for at list 2 to 4 hours before serving.

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!

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