A Simple Coffee & Walnut Cake That Is So Light & Aromatic
I love this cake.
It is a simple coffee and walnut cake, yet possibly the tastiest cake you can make at home.
I cannot say it enough – it is one of my favourite bakes.
Watch the video to learn how to bake an easy coffee and walnut cake
Enjoy with a cup of coffee and put your feet up!
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Coffee Walnut Cake
An aromatic and light coffee sponge cake flavoured with walnuts.
Mix the butter with the golden caster sugar using a whisk
Gradually add the eggs whisking each time you add a piece
Chop the nuts into smaller pieces then add to the bowl
Sift in the flour and baking powder
Mix everything together then divide into the two baking tins
Bake for approximately 20 minutes until golden brown
Remove from the oven and leave to cool before turning out the cakes onto a wire cooling rack
Make the filling and topping by melting the butter in a heavy based saucepan and bringing to the boil
Sift the icing sugar into a heat proof bowl
Pour in the cream and coffee
Gradually pour in the melted butter beating as you go
Mix thoroughly and leave to cool
When everything has cooled spread half the coffee filling onto the base of the cake
Top with the other half of the cake and spread the remaining filling over the top of the cake
Decorate with the walnut halves