Jody Tries Coffee-Toffee Cake

Here’s a quick dessert that will Wow! your friends for the holidays…..

Coffee-Toffee Cake


1/4 cup instant coffee granules or crystals

1/4 cup boiling water

1 box white cake mix

1 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

1 container vanilla frosting

1/4 cup caramel topping

3 bars (1.4 oz each) chocolate-covered English toffee candy, coarsely chopped


1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom and sides of 13×9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In small bowl, dissolve coffee granules in boiling water.

2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, 1 cup water, the oil, eggs and coffee mixture with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally (batter will be lumpy). Pour into prepared pan.

3. Bake as directed on box for 13×9-inch pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

4. In medium bowl, mix frosting and caramel topping. Frost cake with frosting mixture. Sprinkle with toffee candy. Store loosely covered at room temperature. Enjoy with your favorite coffee!