Jenny's Mocha & Salted Caramel Popcorn Cake

Try this cake creation that will go down a treat!

Product: Discoveries Salted Caramel Popcorn

Preparation Time: 25 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Serving: 12 slices

  • 250g caster sugar
  • 250g unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 50ml boiling water

For the frosting

  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 250g icing sugar
  • 2 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1 tbsp boiling water

To decorate

  • Butterkist Discoveries Salted Caramel
  • Salted caramel sauce

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/180°C/Gas Mark 4
  2. Grease and line 2 x 8 inch cake tins with non stick baking paper
  3. Make the coffee by mixing the granules with boiling water, and allow time to cool
  4. Cream the butter and sugar together for about 5 minutes until pale and soft
  5. Add the eggs and a spoonful of the flour, before beating well for a few more minutes
  6. Add the coffee as well as the cocoa powder and beat again
  7. Fold the flour into the mixture
  8. Divide the mix between both of the tins and bake in the pre-heated oven for 20-25 minutes until it has risen and cooked all the way through
  9. Allow your cake to cool slightly before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely

To make your frosting

  1. Make the coffee, as per step 2 for the cake
  2. Beat the butter and once it starts to soften add the icing sugar, half at a time and beat again
  3. Add the coffee and beat until a creamy buttercream has been made
  4. Spread 3/4 of the frosting and some of the salted caramel sauce onto the first cooled sponge and place the second sponge on top
  5. Then to the top of the cake add the remaining frosting, with a little more salted caramel sauce
  6. To decorate the cake scatter popcorn and then drizzle the remaining salted caramel sauce over the top (* please do not add the popcorn until just before you are about to serve the cake)

To see Jenny’s full blog & recipe please visit Mummy Mishaps