A flavour created from a strong coffee infusion or a cocoa or chocolate-cocoa blend. Definitely a coffee lover's cake.
A decadent chocolate cake serves as the foundation for this chocolate mocha cake. Creamy tiramisu and espresso creams divide the delicate cake layers, which are topped with an incredibly silky espresso swiss meringue buttercream.
The rich, fluffy mocha cake is bursting with chocolate and coffee flavor. Mocha buttercream, chocolate ganache, and chopped chocolate-covered espresso beans are sandwiched between each layer.
If desired, you can substitute sour cream for the whole milk yogurt; I do this frequently and can't tell the difference.
Utilize cake strips to create FLAT layers that are moist on both the interior and outside! You may purchase a set from the shop page or create your own at home with foil and paper towels. I wrote an entire blog article on it, so have a look if you're interested!
If you want to add some crunch, add some cacao nibs! Pure chocolate, without added sugar and packed with antioxidants.
If you wish to soften the flavor profile of this cake, you might use an Italian buttercream flavored with vanilla and/or a teaspoon or two of espresso powder. If you're curious, the answer is yes, they would make delectable cupcakes! Simply adjust the baking time and decorate as desired!
This chocolate mocha cake does require refrigeration due to the swiss meringue buttercream. I recommend preserving it in a cake keeper if you have one. Wrap the cake or individual slices in plastic wrap, then foil.
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Other Questions about Coffee :
OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM
OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM
Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more.
So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).