Java Cake in a casserole pan with a bowl of coffee beans and squares of chocolate.

Delicious Java Cake

This is one of the moistest and best-tasting java cake we have ever had. Grandma loved to make this recipe for us. It is an old recipe from the depression era when things were very scarce. It does not contain any eggs or butter.  It has cold coffee in it but if you don’t like coffee please still give it a try because can’t really taste the coffee, but it just makes a super-rich and moist chocolate java cake that melts in your mouth.  
This cake does not need any icing at all but you can use some. We have made this into cupcakes and add a delicious frosting to it and people adored it.  See our java cupcakes below to know how to make them and to get the recipe for the frosting as well.
We have made this super moist chocolate java cake over and over again for Mr. Cottage to take to his work and the office begged us to bring it for every birthday and office party. It is seriously THAT good.  Again, we have a great icing recipe if you want it below in our recipe for java cupcakes.  There is a version we did in a bundt pan with a bit of powdered sugar, but mostly we use a sheet cake pan or even a casserole dish that is covered with a cinnamon and sugar crunchy sprinkle on top of it.  Try this great java cake today.
 
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Java Cake version 2

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For this version of java cake we omitted the sugar and cinnamon topping and used powdered sugar on the cooked cake.  We also used a mixer to mix the cake mix up instead of mixing it in the pan.

Java Cake Recipe

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.

For the Cake:

2 1/2 Cups Organic flour 
1 1/2 Cups Organic Raw Sugar 
1/2 Cup Cocoa or carob powder
2 Teaspoons Baking Soda 
1/2 Teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt 
2/3 Cup Organic Coconut Oil Melted or your favorite oil
2 Tablespoons Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar 

1  Tablespoon Vanilla

2 Cups Cold Coffee 

Topping: 

Sprinkle this on top of the cake before baking
1/3 Cup Organic Raw Sugar

1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon  

 
Get a 12 x 8 casserole pan and place the first five ingredients. 
Mix together in the pan.  Make three wells and put oil in one, vinegar in the next, and vanilla in the next, and coffee over the top.

Stir this to combine and place in a pre-heated oven.

Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

You can also bake it in a bundt pan and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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Java Cake

Java Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Cups Organic flour
  • 1 1/2 Cups Organic Raw Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Cocoa or carob powder
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt
  • 2/3 Cup Organic Coconut Oil Melted or your favorite oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Bragg's Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1  Tablespoon Vanilla
  • 2 Cups Cold Coffee

Instructions

Get a 12x8 casserole pan and place the first five ingredients.

Mix together in the pan.  Make three wells and put oil in one, vinegar in the next and vanilla in the next. Add your coffee. Stir this to combine and place in a pre-heated oven.

Before Baking:

sprinkle this on top of cake 

1/3 Cup Organic Raw Sugar

1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon  

Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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