Vietnamese Coffee Loaf Cake with Coffee Glaze

Each slice of this Vietnamese coffee loaf cake reveals condensed milk and coffee layers inspired by Vietnamese-style iced coffee (cà phê đá).
Difficulty
Medium
Servings
9 servings
Wait Time
50 Mins
Active Time
40 Mins

Inspired by Vietnamese-style iced coffee (cà phê đá), this recipe combines dark, bitter coffee and sweet condensed milk in a two-toned loaf cake. To double down on the coffee flavor, a coffee-infused sugar glaze enrobes the cake. The glaze shatters into a delicate, bittersweet crunch with every bite, recalling sugar-dipped donuts. Have a slice with your morning coffee, or as a snack for a midday caffeine jolt.

Cake

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup (225g) unsalted butter, cubed & at room temperature
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 pcs large eggs
  • 1 can (300ml) condensed milk
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp instant black coffee

Vietnamese Coffee Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2–3 tbsp condensed milk
  • 1 tbsp instant black coffee
  • 2 tbsp milk
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