Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

This recipe came from the Fannie Farmer Cookbook. As the name says its a mocha cake. It's really good for a quick bake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Butter and lightly flour one 8-inch square pan.
  3. Heat the milk and stir in the instant coffee until it dissolves. Add the vanilla and let cool.
  4. Cream butter and gradually add the sugar, beating untill light.
  5. Add the eggs and beat well. Stir in the coffee mixture.
  6. Combine the flour, salt and baking powder, add them to the first mixture, mixing well.
  7. Bake about 40-50 minutes testing with a toothpick.
  8. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes before turning out into a cake rack.