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EASY DESSERT RECIPE - Chocolate Coffee Cake

Dazzle your guests with our Chocolate Coffee Cake! It’s a simple dessert and perfect for any occasion. The best part? You’ll be able to get it from pantry to oven in less time than it takes to brew a pot of coffee.


Chocolate Topping
2 cups chopped milk chocolate
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp ground cinnamon

Cake Batter
1 cup sugar
6 tbsp margarine
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/3 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder


1) Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
2) For the topping, in a small bowl, combine milk chocolate, brown sugar, cocoa powder and cinnamon. Set aside.
3) For the cake, in a food processor, combine sugar, margarine, eggs and vanilla. Process for 2 minutes.
4) Mix sour cream with baking soda in a measuring cup. Let stand for 30 seconds.
5) Add sour cream to food processor and mix 3 seconds. Add flour and baking powder, pulsing 4 times or until flour disappears.
6) Pour half of the batter into the prepared baking pan. Cover with half of the topping. Repeat with remaining batter and topping. Bake for 40-45 minutes.

Serves 8-10