Café Mocha Walnut Cake

Chocolate and coffee are always a great mix, especially when it comes to cake. This cake combines walnuts and coffee with a thick chocolate frosting top, dusted with cocoa. Perfect to slice  and share with friends.

What you need:

175g light brown sugar, 175g, self raising flour, 175g soft unsalted butter, 3 eggs, 50g of chopped walnuts, two heaped tsp of coffee diluted or one espresso shot, 1 tsp baking powder. On Top: chocolate frosting (melted chocolate, butter and icing sugar creamed together), half walnuts.

Preheat the oven to 180c

Simply cream together the sugar and butter until combined well, add in the flour and baking powder, sieved, the eggs,  chopped walnuts and coffee. Mix together until you form a light brown cake batter. Spoon into a cake tin. For this one I chose a loaf tin for easy slicing. Place in the oven for 30mins or until the cake is springy. Let it cool and top with chocolate frosting and half walnuts.

Nice to share.


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10 responses to “Café Mocha Walnut Cake

  1. ooh yum, you’ve been busy!

  2. looks delish…

    I love coffee and chocolate together as well

  3. Hello Michael!

    This looks simply lovely! I would love to eat this hot paired with a mug of coffee.

    Thanks for sharing.

  4. I must agree with everyone’s comments above…looks delicious! Must try it.

  5. Love your blog too!

    Care to swap links!?

  6. Salt

    Wow. This looks amazing! Pretty much all of my favorite things in one cake. 🙂 I think I may have found one of my next projects!

    Thanks for posting this up!

  7. now that looks good. I might have to actually try this recipe at home, perhaps ill bring this treat to the xmas gathering.

    -Oh and by the way, youre blog is very appealing.


  8. candiep20

    Hi Michael,

    This looks absolutely delish! I think I may try this recipe next time. I love anything with walnuts 🙂

    You have some other good recipes on your site too. I’ll be sure to link you and come back again later!

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