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Rich, bittersweet Vietnamese coffee is perfect for drizzling over chocolate cake

Vietnamese Coffee Cake

50 minutes Plus cooling

This ultramoist cake gets richness from pairing warm, subtly sweet Chinese five-spice with cocoa powder. For an accompaniment, we took inspiration from Vietnamese coffee and created a rich, sticky sauce with sweetened condensed milk and instant espresso powder. The final flourish is a mascarpone-enriched whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder.

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