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Coffee & Walnut Tray Cake

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Alexandra

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“One of the best cakes to enjoy as dessert when having guests over, or simply as a snack when craving something sweet...🍰”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-30+
400 g butter (soft)
400 g sugar
400 g flour
eggs
2 tsp instant coffee powder
100 ml water (lukewarm)
100 g chopped walnuts
25 g walnuts
20 g confectioner’s sugar (for dusting)

Utensils

  • hand mixer with beaters
  • baking tin
  • oven
  • wire rack
  • plate
  • knife
  • Step 1/4

    Heat oven to 180C and make sure there’s a shelf ready in the middle. Line a 20x30 tray with baking paper. Beat the butter, sugar, flour and eggs with the coffee (mixed with the boiled water, then cooled) and a pinch of salt until creamy.
    • 400 g butter (soft)
    • 400 g sugar
    • 400 g flour
    • eggs
    • 2 tsp instant coffee powder
    • 100 ml water (lukewarm)
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Heat oven to 180C and make sure there’s a shelf ready in the middle. Line a 20x30 tray with baking paper. Beat the butter, sugar, flour and eggs with the coffee (mixed with the boiled water, then cooled) and a pinch of salt until creamy.

  • Step 2/4

    Stir in the chopped walnuts.
    • 100 g chopped walnuts

    Stir in the chopped walnuts.

  • Step 3/4

    Spoon the mix into the tray and top it with the walnut halves. Then bake for 18-20 mins until light golden and springy. Cool for a few mins in the tin, then lift the cake out and cool on a rack.
    • 25 g walnuts
    • baking tin
    • oven
    • wire rack

    Spoon the mix into the tray and top it with the walnut halves. Then bake for 18-20 mins until light golden and springy. Cool for a few mins in the tin, then lift the cake out and cool on a rack.

  • Step 4/4

    When cooled completely, cut the cake into squares and place on a plate, ready to serve. You can also top the cake squares with confectioner’s sugar, if you like.
    • 20 g confectioner’s sugar (for dusting)
    • plate
    • knife

    When cooled completely, cut the cake into squares and place on a plate, ready to serve. You can also top the cake squares with confectioner’s sugar, if you like.