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Coffee cake recipes

13 Recipes

Perk up your afternoon with a slice of one of our indulgent coffee cakes. Try classic coffee & walnut sponge or add a chocolatey twist with our chococcino cake.

Coffee cake


(136 ratings)

Whip up a classic coffee cake with ease. You can freeze the sponges, without the buttercream icing, if you want to save time later on. Ideal for a bake sale
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Boozy coffee & walnut cake


(48 ratings)

Boozy coffee and walnut cake is the perfect party sponge- serve at afternoon tea, cake sales and birthdays
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Coffee & walnut cake


(78 ratings)

The classic combo is made extra sumptuous with mascarpone frosting - a traditional sponge for cake sales and parties
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Coffee cupcakes


(22 ratings)

These individual cupcakes with coffee frosting are easy to make and look great on a cake stand
  • 47 mins
  • Easy

Louise Read's Coffee crunch cake


(37 ratings)

This recipe pairs a nutty meringue with coffee-flavoured Victoria sponge. No wonder it made it into the top three in our 20th birthday cake competition
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Cappuccino traybake


(52 ratings)

Coffee mornings were made for this moreish cappuccino cake, and it's ready in under an hour...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Chococcino cake


(67 ratings)

We know you all love coffee cake as much as chocolate cake, so why not combine the two?
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Mocha hazelnut cake


(8 ratings)

A proper teatime cake – dark and dense and topped with crunchy toasted hazelnuts. It'll keep in a tin for up to 5 days, or you can freeze it
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate tiramisu cake


(19 ratings)

This creamy chocolate and coffee layer cake has real wow factor and is ideal for a celebration
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Hazelnut latte cake


(20 ratings)

Give coffee cake the ultimate upgrade - layer with chocolate hazelnut frosting, add a creamy topping and sprinkle with crushed nuts
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • A challenge

Mocha & hazelnut cake


(8 ratings)

Combine the holy trinity of chocolate, coffee and hazelnut for a blissfully indulgent cake. It makes the perfect centrepiece dessert at a family dinner
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian
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