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Coffee and Walnut Cake


  • 200g GFG Self raising flour
  • 200g butter
  • 200g brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup strong black coffee
  • 4 eggs
  • Chopped walnuts


For the icing:

  • 325g Icing sugar
  • 75g butter
  • 2 tbs water
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 2 tsp coffee essence
Oven: 180C


  1. Sift flour into a bowl, add butter, brown sugar, coffee and eggs.
  2. Beat well until smooth.
  3. Fold in baking powder and walnuts.
  4. Pour into tin and bake in pre heated oven at 180C for 30-50 mins.
  5. When ready, remove and leave to cool.



  1. Sift icing sugar into a bowl.
  2. Melt butter, water, sugar and coffee essence lightly in a pan, until sugar dissolved and butter melted.
  3. Pour into icing sugar, mix.
  4. Spread on cake and leave to set.
  5. Decorate with walnuts.