This easy coffee loaf cake is a dream

Turn your next coffee break into an EXPERIENCE with this easy and delicious coffee loaf cake. And did we mention the crushed Chuckles frosting?

Tiramisu loaf cake 

Serves 6
Preparation: 25 minutes
Baking: 1 hour



  • 230 g flour 
  • 2 t baking powder 
  • 275 g white sugar 
  • 115 g butter 
  • 2 free range eggs, beaten 
  • 2 t cocoa 
  • 2 t vanilla essence 
  • 3 T or 1 espresso shot of Woolworths Italian Capsules 
  • 1 cup milk 
  • 140 g soft butter 
  • 280 g sifted icing sugar 
  • Crushed Chuckles, to decorate


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C. Sift the flour and baking powder together. 
  2. Beat the sugar and butter until pale and creamy. 
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, adding the flour between additions. 
  4. Add the cocoa and the vanilla essence and mix through.
  5. Brew the Italian espresso according to the package instructions, then add the coffee to the milk and mix with the batter to combine.
  6. Spoon into a greased 20 cm loaf tin and bake for 1 hour. Cool in the pan. 
  7. To make the icing, combine the butter and icing sugar and mix well. (Loosen with a splash of milk, or coffee if you want to up the coffee factor.) Pipe the icing onto the cake and sprinkles with crushed Chuckles.  Enjoy with a steaming cup of coffee!

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