Coffee walnut cake

    (5)
    1 hour

    One of my best home-grown recipes. Very crumbly and still moist as well as being just full of walnuts it'll leave you wanting more.

    moreishmunchies

    Yorkshire, England, UK
    45 people made this

    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 large cake

    • 170g self raising flour
    • 170g caster sugar
    • 170g butter or margerine
    • 150g lightly chopped walnuts
    • 2 tablespoons good instant coffee
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2 eggs

    Method
    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / 180 C fan / Gas 6. Line a large cake or loaf tin.
    2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. The mixture may look curdled but it is ok. Sift in the flour, baking powder and coffee, and mix.
    3. Stir in the walnuts until well distributed and pour into the lined tin.
    4. Bake for 30-40 minutes and allow to cool on a wire rack.

    Tip

    Beating in the eggs until paled and slightly fluffy gives for a lighter, fluffier sponge.

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