Anita’s sensational Coffee Cake

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1 stick butter, softened

1 cup brown sugar

2 1/2 cups flour

2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup sour cream

3 large eggs

1/2 cup coffee, cooled


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix together flour, baking powder, an salt. Beat eggs and set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar. Add dry ingredients alternating with coffee. Add sour cream to mixture  and fold in egg.
  3. Place mixture in a greased baking pan.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Let it cool completely.

Mascarpone Cream

1 cup of mascarpone cheese, room temperature

2 cups of powder sugar

1/3 cup of coffee

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Beat all ingredients together until a soft and creamy consistency.

How to create the birthday numbers on the cake:

  1. Cut number two template and place it on the cake and secure it with tooth pick. Cut number one template and place it next to the number two template and secure it again with tooth pick.
  2. Cut all around with a sharp knife deep inside to be able to fill it with your preferable icing or cream.
  3. Start by cutting through inside the cake and removing pieces of the cake, until you have an even layer of cake to filled in.
  4. Place your mascarpone cream in a pastry bag and pipe in through the numbers. Even up the cream with a spatula. Happy 21st Birthday!!