Coffee And Walnut Cake Recipe

Coffee And Walnut Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons coffee powder

20ml hot water

200g unsalted butter

80g icing sugar

4 egg yolks

20ml coffee liqueur

200g cake flour

20g corn flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

60g chopped walnuts

4 egg whites

70g sugar

Method:

  1. Dissolve coffee powder in hot water. Stir well and set aside.

  2. Thaw refrigerated unsalted butter. Add icing sugar and beat till fluffy and pale yellow.

  3. Beat egg yolks together. Pour beaten egg yolks into butter, half the amount at a time.

  4. Stir in coffee and coffee liqueur. Sift in cake flour, corn flour and baking powder. Toss in chopped walnuts and mix well to form batter.

  5. Whisk egg whites till frothy (without stiff peaks formed). Add sugar a little at a time and mix well. Pour in batter over 3 times and mix well.

  6. Pour mixture into baking tray lined with grease-proof paper till 80% full. Level with spatula and lightly compact. Bake at 170 degrees Celsius for 18 to 20 minutes.