Coffee and walnut cake

PennyAuthorPenny
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Yields1 Serving

 2 tblspns instant coffee
 100g walnut halves
 225g butter
 225g light brown sugar
 4 beaten eggs
 225g plain flour
 3 tspn a baking powder
 1/4 tspn salt
 A drop of milk may be needed
 For the icing :
 2 tblspn instant coffee
 165g butter
 425g icing sugar
 1/4 tspn salt
 4 tblspn double cream

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Heat oven to 180C

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Dissolve the coffee ( for cake ) in 1 tblspn boiling water and let it cool

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Toast the walnut halves in a dry pan until they taste toasted and nutty . Set 1/4 of them aside and chop the rest

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In an electric mixer beat the butter and sugar together until light and flour fluffy

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Keeping the mixer running pour the eggs in in a steady stream

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Now add in the sieved , flour , baking powder and salt fold this in along with the coffee and chopped walnuts Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed

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If the mix is a little thick add in a little milk

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Pour into 2 greased sandwich tins

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Level the tops and bake for around 25 minutes until well risen

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Cool on tins for 10 minutes then Turn out onto a cooling rack to cool

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To make the icing ; mix the coffee with 1 tblspn boiled water. And let cool

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Beat the butter until light and fluffy . Now add the sugar and salt and mix . Now add all the other ingredients and stir until smooth

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Top one cake with half the icing and put the other cake on top

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Put the other ice my on the top of the cake and decorate with the reserved walnuts

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Cut and serve

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Ingredients

 2 tblspns instant coffee
 100g walnut halves
 225g butter
 225g light brown sugar
 4 beaten eggs
 225g plain flour
 3 tspn a baking powder
 1/4 tspn salt
 A drop of milk may be needed
 For the icing :
 2 tblspn instant coffee
 165g butter
 425g icing sugar
 1/4 tspn salt
 4 tblspn double cream

Directions

1

Heat oven to 180C

2
3
4
5

Dissolve the coffee ( for cake ) in 1 tblspn boiling water and let it cool

6
7
8
9

Toast the walnut halves in a dry pan until they taste toasted and nutty . Set 1/4 of them aside and chop the rest

10
11
12
13

In an electric mixer beat the butter and sugar together until light and flour fluffy

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15
16
17

Keeping the mixer running pour the eggs in in a steady stream

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19
20
21

Now add in the sieved , flour , baking powder and salt fold this in along with the coffee and chopped walnuts Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed

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23
24
25

If the mix is a little thick add in a little milk

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27
28

Pour into 2 greased sandwich tins

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32

Level the tops and bake for around 25 minutes until well risen

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35

Cool on tins for 10 minutes then Turn out onto a cooling rack to cool

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39

To make the icing ; mix the coffee with 1 tblspn boiled water. And let cool

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43

Beat the butter until light and fluffy . Now add the sugar and salt and mix . Now add all the other ingredients and stir until smooth

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47

Top one cake with half the icing and put the other cake on top

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51

Put the other ice my on the top of the cake and decorate with the reserved walnuts

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55

Cut and serve

Coffee and walnut cake