Prune Mocha Cake Recipe

Prune Mocha Cake is a delicious moist cake with a unique flavor. Learn how to make/prepare Prune Mocha Cake by following this easy recipe.
Prune Mocha Cake Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 12
Calories Per Serving 479
  • ½ cup Shortening
  • 1½ cups White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Prunes (cooked and chopped)
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg (ground)
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 3 cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • 1½ tbsp unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1½ tbsp Coffee (strong brewed)
How to make Prune Mocha Cake:
  • Cream white sugar and shortening in a large bowl till it turns light and fluffy.
  • Beat the eggs separately and add to the sugar mixture. Mix well.
  • Add prunes. Combine well.
  • Take another bowl and combine together flour, baking soda, baking powder, 1 tsp cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture to the prunes mixture alternating with buttermilk. Stir well.
  • Grease and four 2 9-inch baking pans.
  • Pour the batter into the baking pans.
  • Bake at 375 °F (190 °C) for about 30 minutes.
  • Remove and cool the cakes completely.
  • Cream the butter in as bowl.
  • Add egg yolk and mix well.
  • Sift together confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder and 1 tsp cinnamon separately.
  • Add the sugar mixture to the egg mixture alternating with hot brewed coffee. Stir well.
  • Spread the icing on the cooled cake.
  • Refrigerate to allow the icing to set.
  • Slice and serve chilled.