Discover the Deliciousness of Mocha Chiffon Cake

Ah, Mocha Chiffon Cake – a euphoric union of coffee-infused devilishness and chiffon’s feathery lightness – tantalizing your taste buds in every delectable bite. This mocha moment will be rest assured for all coffee cake fanatics.

In case you weren’t already aware, this heavenly deliciousness pastry is strongly influenced by Asian pastry traditions – a unique combination of western civilization’s coffee mocha and East Asia’s chiffon cake. It’s a fitting harmony of subtle yet robust flavors.

Are you ready to savor the whipped up pleasure of this chiffon cake? If so, check out the recipe below and be prepared to be delighted by its moist, tender, and super yummy texture.


  • 6 egg whites (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup strong hot espresso
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup cake flour


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the egg whites, sugar, oil, cream of tartar, vanilla extract and salt.
  • Using a hand mixer, beat on medium speed until the mixture is foamy and white, about 2 minutes.
  • Using a fine sieve, sift the cocoa powder and cake flour together.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the espresso until hot.Add the sifted flour and cocoa to the egg white mix, alternately, beginning and ending with the flour. Use a spatula and fold in until just combined.
  • Add the hot espresso to the egg white mix, and fold in with a spatula until combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tube pan, and bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove the tube pan from the oven, and cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife down the sides of the tube pan and invert onto a wire rack to cool completely.

For a finishing touch, sprinkle a little more cocoa powder and perhaps a few sprinkles of sugar on the cake before slicing and serving – perfect for a morning brunch. Enjoy!

Whether you are in the mood for a light, moist and fluffy cake with a heavenly mocha flavor, or you simply want to experience the culinary tradition of two cultures combined, then this Mocha Chiffon Cake recipe is just what you need!