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Chocolate-Espresso Chiffon Cake

Makes: 14 servings
Prep 1 hr 5 mins Bake 325°F1 hr
Chocolate-Espresso Chiffon Cake
Ingredients
  • 8  eggs
  • 4  teaspoons  espresso powder or instant coffee crystals
  • 3/4  cup  water
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2  cups  sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  cup  cooking oil
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 3  ounces  bittersweet chocolate, grated
  • 1/2  teaspoon  cream of tartar
  • 1  recipe Espresso Whipped Cream
Directions

1. Separate eggs, discarding 3 of the yolks or saving for another use. Let eggs stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Dissolve espresso in water; set aside.

2. In large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; make well in center. Add oil, the 5 egg yolks, dissolved espresso, and vanilla. Beat on low until moistened; beat on medium-high 4 to 5 minutes or until satin smooth. Stir in grated chocolate.

3. Wash and dry beaters. In 4-quart bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium-high until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Pour chocolate batter in thin stream over surface of whites; fold to blend. Spoon in ungreased 10-inch tube pan.

4. Bake 60-70 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched near center. Invert pan to cool. Carefully loosen sides; remove from pan. Serve with Espresso Whipped Cream. Makes 14 servings.

Espresso Whipped Cream
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  whipping cream
  • 1  tablespoon  sugar
  • 1/2 - 1  teaspoon  espresso powder or instant coffee crystals
  • 1/2  teaspoon  vanilla
Directions

1. In chilled bowl combine whipping cream, sugar, espresso powder or instant coffee crystals, and vanilla. Beat until soft peaks form.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-Espresso Chiffon Cake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 14,
  • cal. (kcal) 354,
  • Fat, total (g) 19,
  • chol. (mg) 99,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 42,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 5,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 6,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 26,
  • pro. (g) 4,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 44,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 286,
  • Potassium (mg) 147,
  • calcium (mg) 101,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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