Preparation / Directions:
Gradually add coffee to cocoa, stirring constantly; let stand until cool.
Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks; beat until batter is thick. Add coffee-and-cocoa mixture. Disolve soda in cream. Add alternately to sugar mixture with flour; beat well after each addition.
Fold in egg whites. Pour batter into two well- greased and floured 9 inch cake pans. Bake in 350F oven 35 - 40 minutes or until done. Remove from pans and cool. Prepare frosting as directed. Spread between cake layers; stack layers. Spread over sides and top of cake. Score top of cake to indicate serving pieces. Using a ribbon edge piping tip and frosting filled pastry bag, form a flower on each serving piece. CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
Beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until smooth. Gradually add sugar; beat until fluffy.