Pic, Fatima Sydow

Ingredients for the cake

Dry ingredients

2 cups of sugar

2 cups of cake flour

2 tsp of baking powder

1&1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup of cocoa powder

Wet ingredients

2 tsps of granulated coffee stirred into a cup of hot water

2 eggs

1 cup of milk

1/2 cup of oil

2 tsp vanilla essence


Preheat oven to 180°C

In a large bowl, sift together all the dry ingredients .

Add the milk to the coffee mixture and stir.

Next, add all the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, whisk until well combined.

Pour batter into two round greased baking tins with baking paper at the bottom of tins.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes , insert a skewer and if it comes out clean the cake is done.

Remove from the oven and cool completely.

For a higher cake make on another bowl of cake batter and bake another 2 layers.

Fill in between the layers caramel , a little cream and slices of banana.

Cover with whipped fresh cream , shards of chocolate or chocolate ganache ...to your taste and style.