Monday, July 27, 2015

Mocha squares - Mockarutor


You get 20 lovely squares from this batch, and you make them with simple ingredients that are always at hand in your pantry.

2 cups flour
1 ¾ cups sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla sugar
7 oz butter or margarine
1 cup strong coffee or water
4 tbsps cocoa
good 1/3 cup cream, 15% fat
2 eggs

3½ oz butter or margarine
4 tbsps milk
2 tbsps cocoa
scant 2 ¼ cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla sugar

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and vanilla sugar in a bowl. Mix fat, coffee and cocoa in a saucepan and heat to boiling point. Mix it into the flour mixture and add cream and eggs. Blend well, preferably with an electric beater, and pour the batter in a greased roasting pan, approx 14 x 10 inches. Bake in the middle of the oven at 200C/gasmark 6 for about 20 minutes or until the cake is done.

Mix fat, milk and cocoa in a saucepan and heat to boiling point. Blend in powdered sugar and vanilla sugar and stir until smooth. Pour the glaze over the cake and leave to set. Cut in squares and serve.



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