Eggless Mocha Cake#Improv

What's a Mocha Cake? A Mocha Cake is a mix of chocolate and coffee. This is a soft, melt in mouth cake, a best combination of coffee and chocolate in one to relish. Made this cake like a marble cake to have two distinctive layers of mocha and vanilla. Let's go to the ingredients.
Dry Ingredients

2½ Cup All Purpose Flour
1½ Teaspoon Baking powder
1½ Teaspoon Baking soda
¼ Teaspoon Salt
Wet Ingredients
200 Grams Butter
2 Cups Caster Sugar
150 Ml Yogurt - whisked
200Ml Butter Milk
For Mocha Cake Batter
¼ Cup Cocoa powder
¼ Teaspoon Instant Coffee powder
¼ Cup Hot Water
For Vanilla Cake Batter
2 Tablespoons Hot Water
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence

Grease and line a pan well, then line and butter the bottom with parchment paper then flour the pan well and dust off the excess flour.
Preheat with both rods on at 180°C for 10-15 minutes.
For The Cake Batter
In a mixing bowl sieve all the dry ingredients & keep aside. .
In another mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Now add the yogurt, buttermilk & beat the mixture is well blended.
Now slowly add the dry ingredients in batches and continue fold the mixture with a spatula till all the dry ingredients are incorporated. Do not over mix.
Divide the batter into two parts
One part should be 1/3rd of the batter. And the other batter should be 2/3rd.
To the 2/3rd of the batter is vanilla cake mix, so add all the ingredients under the Vanilla cake and fold it well into the batter.
Now to the 1/3rd of the batter, which is the mocha batter. In the hot water mix in the cocoa and instant coffee powder till it forms a smooth paste. Add this to the batter and fold it till well incorporated, no white traces of batter should be seen.
Now that the cake batters are ready. Let's get our pan and make the marble effect to the cake. other pans used.
Pour a tablespoon or two of the vanilla cake batter. Then pour a heaped tablespoon chocolate cake batter over it. Then layer with remaining vanilla cake batter. Top it with left over chocolate cake batter.
In the same way cover the pan in same manner will all the batter in used.
Then take a toothpick or knife and just swirl it going zigzag to create some beautiful two tones effect on top.
Place the pan in a preheated oven . Keep the temperature at 180°C for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes reduce the temperature to 160°C and bake it for an hour or till a toothpick inserted it comes out clean.
Remove from oven and let it cool for 30minutes in the pan itself.
Then with the help of kitchen towel turn over the pan onto the cooling rack so that the cake can cool completely.
Enjoy this soft and delicious cake with your tea or coffee!
Labels: Cakes, Marble , Chocolate, Coffee, Mocha, Improv Cooking Challenge 

Improv Cooking Challenge: January 2021

Coffee and Chocolate
Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. It looks perfect Sneha. This is my kind of cake. So flavorful you don't need frosting.

  2. Love the marbling effect! Flavors lovely and I would enjoy this one often! Great share!