This chocolate mocha angel food cake is one of our favorite desserts. Serve it as a layered cake or as a cake roll, either way it’s delicious!
The easiest chocolate mocha angel food cake. If you’ve ever made an angel food cake from scratch, you know it can be a big process and it requires 12 egg whites! We love the semi homemade shortcut of using a box mix for this recipe. I recently spent the day up at my Mom’s house in her pretty newly remodeled (white!) kitchen. We cooked up a storm. We made this mocha angel food cake, and it’s so good! I crave this cake! Sounds heavenly don’t you think? …it really is so good. It’s not the prettiest cake, but or so delicious!
We are sharing this same recipe two different ways…as a regular shaped cake or as a cake roll! If you’ve never made a cake roll, it is super easy. Follow the directions here to make a cake roll.
It’s the kind of cake that can be frosted messy and it really doesn’t matter, because it tastes amazing. I’ll share the full recipe below, but here’s a little bit of the step by step. To start, you mix in cocoa powder into the cake mix. We love to use a cake mix for angel food cake, it’s the easiest way to go. Have you ever made angel food cake from scratch? Oy-to-the-vey! I’ve tried it, and it’s a chore! I say why mess around when Western Family makes an excellent box mix.
If you don’t have an angel food cake pan yet, you need to get one quick! You’ll want to be making this cake often.
Once baked and cooled, you will cut the cake into three layers.
Then you’ll frost each layer…
and all around. It’s so good!
Mocha Angel Food Cake
- 1 Angel Food Cake box mix - Western Family brand is the best!
- 1/3 Cup Cocoa powder
- 1 Pint Heavy Whipping Cream
- 3/4 Cup Nestle's Quick cocoa powder mix
- 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee crystals decaf if you desire
Mix the Angel Food Cake Box Mix according to directions, but add 1/3 Cup Cocoa along w/ the Flour packet of the cake mix. Bake as directed on the box, in an angel food cake pan.
Remove from oven when done baking and cool inverted upside down in the pan on a bottle of some sort, holding it upside down.
Once cool, carefully slice the cake into 3 layers cutting across the cake.
Now start the whipped cream frosting. Beat together the 1 Pint Heavy Whipping Cream. Add ¾ Cup Nestlé’s Quick and ½ teaspoon of instant coffee (decaf if desired). Until whipped together well.
Spread the whipped cream between each all the layers and over the whole outside. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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That’s it! I hope you try it!
We recently made this recipe into a cake roll! If you’ve never made a cake roll, it is super easy. Follow the directions here to make a cake roll.