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Coffee Walnut Cake

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This is a classic Coffee Walnut Cake that is very popular in bakeries all over Europe. With a cup of hot tea or coffee, a slice of this cake is almost therapeutic. Don’t believe me? Try it for yourself!

Here’s what you need:

  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 cup powdered brown sugar
  • 100 gm butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1.5-2 tbsp coffee granules
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ cup broken walnuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (optional)
  • Whole Walnuts (to decorate)

How to make it:

  • Add the coffee in hot milk, mix it and keep it aside for 5 minutes to let the coffee be infused.
  • Add in the butter to a large bowl, beat it for a while, and then add the powdered sugar, and beat them together till they become light and creamy. Make sure the butter is at room temperature.
  • Now, add the eggs and again beat the mixture till it looks smooth. 
  • Sift in half of the flour and baking powder, mix it well and then add some of the coffee mixture.
  • Again sift rest of the baking powder and flour, mix it and add the coffee mixture.
  • Repeat the process till you get this beautiful golden, creamy consistency. 
  • Add in the broken walnuts and mix them in the batter.
  • Grease and line a baking tin. Pour in the mixture. Tap it a bit and we are ready to bake! 
  • Bake it at 180°C for about 35-40 Minutes. This beautiful golden cake shall come out. Let it cool down for a while after which you can take it out. 
  • After that, you can cut the dome, remove the parchment paper, and invert it and your coffee walnut tea cake is ready!
  • To add some finishing touches, I sifted some cocoa powder generously over the cake as well as decorated it with some whole walnuts. You can skip this step if you wish to.
  • And here, our very pretty coffee walnut cake is ready! Enjoy it as you like. 

Comment below and tell me if you like this recipe. Also, if you try it out, please share with me how it turned out for you!

Coffee Walnut Cake

Recipe by Anjali Giri

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups flour

  • 1 cup powdered brown sugar

  • 100 gm butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 1.5-2 tbsp coffee granules

  • ¾ cup milk

  • ½ cup broken walnuts

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (optional)

  • Whole Walnuts (to decorate)

Directions

  • Add the coffee in hot milk, mix it, and keep it aside for 5 minutes to let the coffee be infused.
  • Add in the butter to a large bowl, beat it for a while, and then add the powdered sugar, and beat them together till they become light and creamy. Make sure the butter is at room temperature.
  • Add the eggs and again beat the mixture till it looks smooth.
  • Sift in half of the flour and baking powder, mix it well and then add some of the coffee mixture.
  • Again sift the rest of the baking powder and flour, mix it and add the coffee mixture.
  • Repeat the process till you get this beautiful golden, creamy consistency.
  • Add in the broken walnuts and mix them in the batter.
  • Grease and line a baking tin. Pour in the mixture. Tap it a bit and we are ready to bake!
  • Bake it at 180°C for about 35-40 Minutes. This beautiful golden cake shall come out. Let it cool down for a while after which you can take it out. 
  • After that you can cut the dome, remove the parchment paper, and invert it and your coffee walnut tea cake is ready!
  • Optional Steps
  • To add some finishing touches, I sifted some cocoa powder generously over the cake as well as decorated it with some whole walnuts. You can skip this step if you wish to.
  • Here, our very pretty coffee walnut cake is ready! Enjoy it as you like. 

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