Coffee Chocolate-Chip Pound Cake

coffee chocolate chip pound cake

coffee chocolate chip pound cake

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Coffee Chocolate-Chip Pound Cake
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Recipe type: Dessert
 

Ingredients
  • ⅞ cup butter; room temperature
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup granular sugar (or vanilla sugar)
  • 1½ cups plain flour
  • ½ cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp. instant coffee
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Instructions
  1. Grease and flour a 10″ bundt pan. Drop in a few coffee beans if you like. They look nice when you turn out the cake.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F.
  3. Sift together the two flours, baking powder and salt.
  4. Beat the butter & sugar well till light & fluffy.
  5. Beat in eggs 1 by 1, beating well after each addition. (She sometimes beatsthem altogether)
  6. Beat in essence and coffee, and continue beating till the coffee dissolves (1-2 minutes).
  7. On low speed, beat in the flour, bit by bit, till well incorporated (4-5 goes). Fold in the chocolate chips.
  8. Turn into prepared pan and bake for approx 1 hour / till done. (If top seems to be getting too brown, loosely cover top with foil until done.)
  9. Leave in pan for 10 minutes, and then turn it out on rack to cool completely.



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