Espresso slices

Made with freshly done espresso! Not often I get to work with our KitchenAid espresso machine (my husband have exclusive rights on it). This time I got a chance, and got the maximum out of it 🙂 and here is the recipe –

                                                                                                         Espresso slices
You need –
  • Butter – 225 grams
  • Caster suger – 175 grams
  • Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
  • Eggs – 4
  • Freshly made espresso – 250 ml
  • Ground almonds – 100 grams
  • Chocolate chips – 100 grams
  • All purpose flour – 250 grams
  • Baking powder – 1 teaspoon

For the frosting –

  • Icing sugar – 200 grams
  • Coffee liqueur – 2 tablespoon

How to –
Espresso slices

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 F or 180 C
  • Line a 16X12 inch Swiss roll tin with parchment paper
  • Beat the butter until light and creamy. Gradually add in the sugar, vanilla extract and the eggs.
  • Stir in about three-quarters of the espresso, ground almonds and chocolate chips.
  • Sift in the flour and baking powder and fold into the mixture.
  • Spread the mixture into the pan and bake for about 30-35 minutes or until the tooth pick comes out clean when inserted.

For the icing

  • Mix the icing sugar, remaining espresso and coffee liqueur and spread on the slightly warm cake.

Please note – I have used salted butter.

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