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coffee walnut fudge cake

By lydiamackie (GoodFood Community)
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  • Serves 12
a delicious cake that serves 12 preperation time: 30 mins Bake time 25min


  • 175g stork/ butter
  • 3 medium eggs, beaten
  • 175g self raising flour, sived
  • 55g walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coffee essence


  • 85g stork/ butter
  • 225g icing sugar, sived
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon coffee essence
  • 85g walnuts to decorate


  • STEP 1
    Cream butter and castor sugar together until light and fluffy. add the eggs gradually, beating well between each.
  • STEP 2
    fold in the flour, then add the walnuts and coffee essence.
  • STEP 3
    place in 2cm x 18cm greased and bottom-lined sandwich tins
  • STEP 4
    Bake in the middle of a preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 25-30 mins. turn out and cool on a wire tray.
  • STEP 5
    Icing cream the butter and icing sugar until light, add the coffee essence and beat untill well blended, adding a little milk if needed
  • STEP 6
    Sandwich the cakes together with a little icing. spread most of the remainder icing on the dides and the top of the cake.
  • STEP 7
    chop all but 8 of the walnuts and press around the sides of the cake. pipe the remaining icing around the cake using a star nozzle and decorate with reserved walnute

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