In a large bowl beat the butter, sugar, and oil for a few minutes
Mix Fat & Butter
Make sure to scrape the bowl, the mixture should be very light and fluffy.
Scrape the Bowl
Add the eggs.Make sure to mix until no streaks of egg remain.
Add the Eggs
In a small cup or bowl add the coffee granulates and hot water- stir until coffee granulates have disappeared. Add to the wet ingredients.
In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Mix Dry Ingredients
Gently fold in half of the flour mixture. Just until mostly combined.
Fold Dry Ingredients In
Then half of the buttermilk then repeat with remaining ingredients.
Pour the batter into prepared pans and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until you stick a toothpick in the center and only moist crumbs come out, no wet batter.
Once cooled decorate cake with apricot jam and coffee frosting.