Coffee and walnut cake filled with mascarpone frosting

Walnut cake recipes

22 Recipes

Give your bakes an irresistible crunch with walnuts. These walnut cake recipes include classics like coffee and walnut, Christmas cake and banana loaf. 

89 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The classic combo is made extra sumptuous with mascarpone frosting - a traditional sponge for cake sales and parties

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
131 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This homely and wholesome cake is also light and moist, with the natural sweetness of sticky bananas and the warm toastiness of nuts

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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88 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A tea-time treat - packed with sweet honey. A great way to use up those ripe bananas too

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
49 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Good Food reader Catherine Dunkley shares her super-quick and easy recipe for the perfect last-minute coffee and walnut cake

25 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This easy all-in-one cake is perfect if you've got friends coming for coffee or afternoon tea

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
16 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A delicious but lighter version of teatime favourite, coffee and walnut cake

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
63 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Retro favourite coffee and walnut cake in a cupcake version, with a choice of luxurious mascarpone topping or classic buttercream

30 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a tasty treat with golden orange & walnut flapjacks

55 mins
Easy
29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Sticky and sweet, this bundt-shaped banana bread with buttery glaze and cinnamon is a show-stopping bake

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
107 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Paul Hollywood shares his banana bread recipe - this delicious bake is dotted with chocolate and nuts

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
52 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Coffee mornings were made for this moreish cappuccino cake, and it's ready in under an hour

55 mins
Easy
101 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Moist cake topped with a sticky, crunchy topping will keep your guests coming back for more

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
184 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Who can resist a slice of moist, frosting-topped carrot cake with a warming cuppa?

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A wonderfully sticky dessert - perfect served with a dollop of cream

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This deliciously moist alternative to the traditional pudding was conjured up by combining sticky toffee pudding and carrot cake

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
36 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
More effort
20 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Has all the flavours of Christmas without being too heavy and can be made at the last minute too

3 hrs
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An 'intergalactically special' Christmas cake enriched with the honey-vanilla-whisky flavours of bourbon - it'll improve with keeping so bake it early

3 hrs and 15 mins
A challenge
61 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up a garden glut in this sweet, spiced sponge loaf - the hidden veg keeps it moist and walnuts add crunch

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for health-conscious people who still like a Christmas treat, this is dairy-free and full of fruit and nuts

2 hrs
More effort
13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Pop these tiny temptations into a low oven to warm through quickly before serving

45 mins
Easy
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