Chocolate Coffee Cake with Coffee Icing

Recipe by MarieRynr
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12-16




  • Combine brown sugar, raisins,walnuts,cocoa, cinnamon and instant coffee in a bowl.
  • Set aside.
  • Cream butter in a large bowl and gradually beat in sugar until mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, soda and salt together twice.
  • Stir flour mixture, 1/3 cup at a time,into butter mixture, alternating with the yogurt.
  • Beat until just well mixed.
  • Do not overmix.
  • (batter will be thick) Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan or bundt pan.
  • Spoon in one fourth of the batter.
  • Sprinkle with one third of the raisin-walnut mixture.
  • Repeat layering twice, ending with batter.
  • Bake 1 hour at 350*F.
  • Cool on rack.
  • Unmold coffee cake and set on serving plate.
  • Frost sides and top with Coffee Icing.
  • Sprinkle with raisins and walnuts and chill until ready to serve.
  • For Icing, mix coffee with water until completely dissolved.
  • Cool.
  • Cream butter and cream cheese until light.
  • Gradually beat in sugar.
  • Beat in vanilla, orange juice,salt and coffee mixture.
  • Whip until double in volume, about 4 minutes.