What you will need for one cake (8 servings):

For the Cake

  • 180 g flour
  • 125 g raw cane sugar
  • 25 g cocoa
  • 4 g vanilla sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 125 ml canola oil
  • 160 ml sparkling water

For the Topping

  • 1 tbsp. raw cane sugar
  • approx. 50 ml coffee
  • optional: 1 tbsp. vodka or rum

For the Cream

  • 1 tbsp. instant coffee
  • 1 tbsp. raw cane sugar
  • 1 tbsp. hot water
  • 200 g vegetable whipped cream
  • 1 tbsp. cream stiffener
  • 4 g vanilla sugar
  • 4 tsp. powdered sugar
  • Some chopped hazelnuts and chocolate chips for decoration

Und so einfach wird's

Step 1 - The dough

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C  or 180°C.
  • Put 180 g flour, 125 g sugar, 25 g cocoa, 4 g vanilla sugar, 1 level tsp. baking powder, 1 pinch salt in a bowl and mix well.
  • Add 125 ml canola oil and 160 ml sparkling water and mix until smooth.

Step 2 - Bake

  • Pour the batter into a greased baking dish and gently smooth it out.
  • Bake at 180°C or 200°C  for approx. 10-12 min and let it cool completely.

Step 3 - The cream

  • Put one tbsp. each of instant coffee, sugar and hot water in a small bowl and beat with a hand mixer for approx. 2-3 min on highest speed until fluffy and then put in the fridge for 20 min.
  • Whip 200 g chilled vegetable whipping cream together with 1 tbsp. cream stiffener in a tall container and add 4 g vanilla sugar and 4 tsp. powdered sugar.
  • Then gently fold in the instant coffee cream and let the whole thing sit in the fridge for 15 min.

Step 4 - Prepare the Topping

  • In the meantime, dissolve 1 tbsp. sugar in some warm coffee (about 50 ml) and mix with 1 tbsp. vodka (optional).
  • Brush the cooled cake with the topping and let it stand for a few minutes.

Step 5 - Decorate

  • Remove the cream from the refrigerator and spread it on the cake.
  • Finally, sprinkle chopped hazelnuts and chocolate chips on top or decorate as desired.

 Enjoy your coffee cake <3!



If you are not sure if the cake is done, just poke it with a wooden stick. If something sticks, you still have to have a little patience.